School is Not a Four Letter Word

LouAnne Johnson is a former U.S. Navy journalist, Marine Corps officer, high school teacher, and the author of The New York Times bestseller Dangerous Minds (originally My Posse Don't Do Homework). In 1989, LouAnne began teaching reading and writing to non-English speakers as an intern at a high school in California. Since then LouAnne has taught English, adult basic education, developmental reading and writing at high schools and colleges. She...

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Teaching Outside the Box

Comprehensive advice for both new and experienced teachers on classroom management, discipline, motivation, and morale. Includes practical suggestions for arranging your room, talking to students, avoiding the misbehavior cycle, and making school a place where students learn and teachers teach. Also includes enlivening Q&A from teachers, letters from students, tips for grading, and step-by-step instructions for introducing Shakespeare to...

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Two Parts Textbook, One Part Love

LouAnne Johnson is a former U.S. Navy journalist, Marine Corps officer, high school teacher, and the author of The New York Times bestseller Dangerous Minds (originally My Posse Don't Do Homework). In 1989, LouAnne began teaching reading and writing to non-English speakers as an intern at a high school in California. Since then LouAnne has taught English, adult basic education, developmental reading and writing at high schools and colleges. She...

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Teaching Outside the Box

Comprehensive advice for both new and experienced teachers on classroom management, discipline, motivation, and morale. Includes practical suggestions for arranging your room, talking to students, avoiding the misbehavior cycle, and making school a place where students learn and teachers teach. Also includes enlivening Q&A from teachers, letters from students, tips for grading, and step-by-step instructions for introducing Shakespeare to...

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