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Teach with Your Heart Teach with Your Heart Teach with Your Heart Erin Gruwell

Teach with Your Heart Teach with Your Heart Teach with Your Heart

Erin Gruwell

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ISBN : 9780767927376
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272 pages
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In this memoir and call to arms, Erin Gruwell, the dynamic young teacher who nurtured a remarkable group of high school students from Long Beach, California, who called themselves the Freedom Writers, picks upwhere The Freedom Writers Diary (andMoreIn this memoir and call to arms, Erin Gruwell, the dynamic young teacher who nurtured a remarkable group of high school students from Long Beach, California, who called themselves the Freedom Writers, picks upwhere The Freedom Writers Diary (and the movie The Freedom Writers) end and catches the reader up to where they are today. Teach with Your Heart will include theFreedom Writers unforgettable trip to Auschwitz, where they met with Holocaust survivors- toured the attic of their beloved Anne Frank (Gruwell had the kids read Annes Diary inThe Freedom Writers Diary)- visited Bosnia with their friend Zlata Filipovich, and more. The book also includes what happened with the Freedom Writers as they made their way through college andgraduation. Along the way, Gruwell includes lessons for parents and teachers about what she learned from her remarkable band of students.In this passionate, poignant, and deeplypersonal memoir, Gruwell tells the tale of her journey through the emotional peaks and valleys on the front lines of our nations educational system and her commitment to awaken personal power in students andpeople everyone else discounts. Teach with Your Heart is a mesmerizing story of one young womans personal odyssey and of her remarkable ability to encourage others to follow in herfootsteps.Teach with Your Heart is marked by the enviable radiance and irrepressible force of nature that is Erin Gruwell and her unbelievable determination to ensure that educationin the United States truly meets the needs of every student.