I'd like to apologize to every teacher I ever had : my year as a rookie teacher at Northeast High

Himself a "discipline problem" in high school, actor Tony Danza discusses his experiences during a year spent teaching tenth-grade English at Philadelphia's Northeast High School, exploring the difficulties and joys of keeping today's technologically savvy and often alienated stu...

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Main Author: Danza, Tony.
Format: Book
Published: New York : Crown Archetype, c2012.
Edition:1st ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • First semester : You're fired, go teach! (Lesson Plans)
  • Ignorance is no excuse (The Real Deal)
  • Do now (Everyboy Cries)
  • The half-sandwich club (Bobby G)
  • Making the grade (No Fear Shakespeare)
  • Never smile before Christmas (Northeast's Got Talent)
  • Second semester : Field tripping (Gone Bowling)
  • Poetic justice (Happy Hour)
  • Our Atticus (Adequate Yearly Progress)
  • Spring fever (Fight Night)
  • Finals (The Sons of Happiness)
  • If...(Saving Starfish)
  • Epilogue.