Kindergarten: A Teacher, Her Students, and a Year of Learning

Julie Diamond (Author) Jules Feiffer (Foreword by)
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Product Details

Price
$18.99  $17.47
Publisher
New Press
Publish Date
May 03, 2011
Pages
249
Dimensions
5.7 X 0.7 X 8.3 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781595583482

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About the Author

Julie Diamond has taught young children for over twenty-five years in a variety of settings, most recently in the New York City public schools. She has taught curriculum to graduate students at Bank Street College of Education and the City College of New York. She currently supervises student teachers for New York University and City College. Diamond's published work includes book reviews, short stories, and a critical analysis of education in Pakistan.

Reviews

"A source of inspiration."
--Vivian Paley, author of The Boy on the Beach

"As a classroom insider, Diamond pulls back the curtain and allows parents and others a view of how an effective classroom actually works."
--Library Journal

"[A] reaffirmation of the crucial role teachers can play in the development of children."
--Herbet Kohl, author of 36 Children and "I Won't Learn from You"

"[Diamond] has captured the world of the class--at times chaotic, always busy, usually inspired."
--Los Angeles Times

"Diamond's book is an extraordinary resource for parents and teachers at all stages. It is honest and masterful, engrossing and unique. And it is utterly real."
--Ruth S. Charney, co-founder of Northeast Foundation for Children and author of Teaching Children to Care

"Highly informative."
--Publishers Weekly