Год издания: 2007
Издатель: Delacorte Press
Количество страниц: 320
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From the critically acclaimed author of Daddy Needs a Drink - hailed by the Los Angeles Times as "consistently hilarious" - comes a series of irreverent, wickedly observant essays about what it really means to be a teacher today. With his trademark wit and wisdom, Robert Wilder dissects the world's noblest profession - whether he's taming a classroom full of hormonal teenagers or going one-on-one with the school bully. Wilder was twenty-six when he found his true calling. Leaving a lucrative advertising career in New York, he got a job as an assistant first-grade teacher at a Santa Fe alternative school - and never looked back. Now he brings his unique perspective - as a teacher, parent, and former student - to a series of laugh-out-loud essays that show teaching at its most absurd…and most rewarding. With brutal candor he chronicles his own lively adventures in modern education, from navigating cutthroat kindergarten sign-ups to subbing for a class experiment gone wrong - and...