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MEMOIRS OF A TEACHER By KEVIN THOMPSON
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My name is Kevin Thompson. I was a high school physics teacher at Methuen High School for almost ten years - a term of service that ended with a wrongful dismissal in April of 2007 for exposing... More > corruption in my teachers' union and reporting an act of workplace harassment against me. This law-defying dismissal, which will prove to be temporary and extremely costly to the City of Methuen and the Massachusetts Teachers Association IF I ever get my day in court, was orchestrated by a small group of union-connected teachers at the high school, who were successful at manipulating the school system's clueless first-year superintendent with their lies. Since secrecy and censorship only benefit those with something to hide, I have exposed in this book all the liars and incompetents, who conspired to run me out of the school system, and all the cowards, who had the power to oppose these efforts and did nothing.< Less
MEMOIRS OF A TEACHER By KEVIN THOMPSON
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My name is Kevin Thompson. I was a high school physics teacher at Methuen High School for almost ten years - a term of service that ended with a wrongful dismissal in April of 2007 for exposing... More > corruption in my teachers' union and reporting an act of workplace harassment against me. This law-defying dismissal, which will prove to be temporary and extremely costly to the City of Methuen and the Massachusetts Teachers Association IF I ever get my day in court, was orchestrated by a small group of union-connected teachers at the high school, who were successful at manipulating the school system's clueless first-year superintendent with their lies. Since secrecy and censorship only benefit those with something to hide, I have exposed in this book all the liars and incompetents, who conspired to run me out of the school system, and all the cowards, who had the power to oppose these efforts and did nothing.< Less
Memoirs of a Teacher (Hardcover) By Bessy Lat
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My journey through many schools on two continents.
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My journey through many schools on two continents.
Island of Fantasy - A Memoir of an English Teacher in Korea By Shawn Matthews
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In this fascinating memoir, the author says goodbye to a mundane existence in America and, given a free air ticket and apartment, ventures to teach English on a remote island off the coast of South... More > Korea. Dubbed The Island of Fantasy by its inhabitants, Koje-do is a mixture of charm and peaceful beauty. But in its city center sits Wonder School, a place of frantic chaos and disorganization. Treated like an English-speaking slave by the school's owners, Matthews struggles to teach students unlike anything his recruiter, the unscrupulous Mr. Wong, had depicted. Outside the job he meets a cast of memorable characters including the mysterious Choi and two-timing Natasha. Eye-popping and downright hilarious, the chronicle spins into a whirlwind that leaves the reader either stunned or laughing on the floor. For a review of this book visit Korea Life Blog: http://korealife.blogspot.com< Less
Island of Fantasy - A Memoir of an English Teacher in Korea By Shawn Matthews
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In this fascinating memoir, the author says goodbye to a mundane existence in America and, given a free air ticket and apartment, ventures to teach English on a remote island off the coast of South... More > Korea. Dubbed The Island of Fantasy by its inhabitants, Koje-do is a mixture of charm and peaceful beauty. But in its city center sits Wonder School, a place of frantic chaos and disorganization. Treated like an English-speaking slave by the school's owners, Matthews struggles to teach students unlike anything his recruiter, the unscrupulous Mr. Wong, had depicted. Outside the job he meets a cast of memorable characters including the mysterious Choi and two-timing Natasha. Eye-popping and downright hilarious, the chronicle spins into a whirlwind that leaves the reader either stunned or laughing on the floor. For a review of this book visit Korea Life Blog: http://korealife.blogspot.com< Less
The Accidental Teacher By Matt Baxter
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(memoir) The true story of a businessman with an MBA who chucks it all to be a kindergarten teacher. Poignant, shocking, and hilarious.
The Accidental Teacher By Matt Baxter
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(memoir) The true story of a businessman with an MBA who chucks it all to be a kindergarten teacher. Poignant, shocking, and hilarious.
Evolution of a Teacher By David Krutchkoff
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This autobiographical memoir chronicles the course of the author's life from critical events that occurred before he was born through the Depression, war, early childhood and high school years into... More > college at UC, Berkeley. From there, the journey continues into professional school, the Navy years in both the US and Japan, graduate school and a subsequent academic career as a university professor. In addition to his revelations as to what constitutes true, quality teaching and how to achieve it, the author also stresses how a series of many, almost random or accidental happenstances we encounter in everyday life, end up having such a profound influence on the direction a given life will take. This is a fascinating and deeply personal account with many interesting twists and turns. All the latter involve actual incidents and real people who have played important roles in the way this particular man a teacher, has evolved. For those who are students of life as we all are, this book is a must read.< Less
Evolution of a Teacher By David Krutchkoff
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This autobiographical memoir chronicles the course of the author's life from critical events that occurred before he was born through the Depression, war, early childhood and high school years into... More > college at UC, Berkeley. From there, the journey continues into professional school, the Navy years in both the US and Japan, graduate school and a subsequent academic career as a university professor. In addition to his revelations as to what constitutes true, quality teaching and how to achieve it, the author also stresses how a series of many, almost random or accidental happenstances we encounter in everyday life, end up having such a profound influence on the direction a given life will take. This is a fascinating and deeply personal account with many interesting twists and turns. All the latter involve actual incidents and real people who have played important roles in the way this particular man a teacher, has evolved. For those who are students of life as we all are, this book is a must read.< Less