Fires in Our Lives: Advice for Teachers from Today's High School Students


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6.3 X 8.0 X 1.0 inches | 0.8 pounds

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About the Author

Kathleen Cushman is the author of Fires in the Bathroom: Advice for Teachers from High School Students and the co-author (with Laura Rogers) of Fires in the Middle School Bathroom. Student motivation and mastery are the subjects of her recent books Fires in the Mind and The Motivation Equation. Her work with the national nonprofit What Kids Can Do, Inc., which she co-founded with Barbara Cervone in 2001, includes extensive documentation of adolescent learning in print and mixed media. She lives in New York City.Kristien Zenkov, PhD, is a professor of education and the Academic Program coordinator for the Secondary Education (SEED) program at George Mason University. He has long experience as a boundary-spanning educator and a facilitator of school-university partnerships. Currently he co-directs the Youth Participatory Action Research and photovoice project Through Students' Eyes, in which young people document with photographs and writings their beliefs about citizenship, justice, school, and literacy. Meagan Call-Cummings, PhD, is an assistant professor of Qualitative Methods at George Mason University. She specializes in participatory action research (PAR) and other methodologies undergirded by critical, feminist, and participatory theories and pedagogies.