To Teach

  • by William Ayers
  • Narrated by Kevin Pierce
  • 9 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

To Teach is the now-classic story of one teacher's odyssey into the ethical and intellectual heart of teaching. For almost two decades, it has inspired teachers across the country to follow their own path, face their own challenges, and become the teachers they long to be. Since the second edition, there have been dramatic shifts to the educational landscape including the rise and fall of NCLB. This new Third Edition is essential reading amidst today's public policy debates and school reform initiatives that stress the importance of ''good teaching.'' To help bring this popular story to a new generation of teachers, Teachers College Press is publishing an exciting companion volume: To Teach: The Journey, in Comics. In this graphic novel, Ayers and talented young artist Ryan Alexander-Tanner bring the celebrated memoir to life. The Third Edition of To TeachThe book is published by Teachers College Press


What the Critics Say

“Ayers's riveting description of his unfolding journey as a teacher will be a helpful guide to teachers at all stages of their careers.” (Teaching Education)
“An imaginative, elegant, and inspiring book ... essential reading for anyone who believes that teachers can change lives.” (Michèle Foster, Claremont Graduate University)
“William Ayers creates a wise and beautiful account of what teaching is and might be.... He leaves us with fresh awareness of what the teaching project signifies. He provokes us, each in our own fashion, to move further in our own quests.” (Maxine Greene, Teachers College, Columbia University)


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Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-10-2013
  • Publisher: University Press Audiobooks