Full Classrooms, Empty Selves: Reflections on a Decade of Teaching in an American High School (Paperback)
Teaching in a modern day high school is never boring. Ten years into his career, Jeremy Adams discovered that there was something “just not right” about his classroom. In a memoir that is both heartbreaking and inspiring, the euphoria of teaching and the bitter disappointments along the way are chronicled with both wit and insight. Sometimes hilarious, sometimes profound, Full Classrooms, Empty Selves is an entertaining account of modern education that culminates in a surprising thesis that is certain to provoke discussion for readers of all stripes.
About the Author
Jeremy Adams is the recipient of the Jim Burke Rising Star Teaching Award and is the founder of the Earl Warren Cup Constitutional Competition. He teaches at Bakersfield High School and California State University, Bakersfield. He lives in Central California with his wife and three children. For more information go to www.authorjeremyadams.com
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