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"This book is for teachers who have good days and bad -- and whose bad days bring the suffering that comes only from something one loves. It is for teachers who refuse to harden their hearts, because they love learners, learning, and the teaching life." - Parker J. Palmer [from the Introduction] Teachers choose their vocation for reasons of the heart, because they care deeply about their students and about their subject. But the demands of teaching cause too many educators to lose heart. Is it possible to take heart in teaching once more so that we can continue to do what good teachers always do -- give heart to our students? In The Courage to Teach, Parker Palmer takes teachers on an inner journey toward reconnecting with their vocation and their students -- and recovering their passion for one of the most difficult and important of human endeavors.

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Genre: Religion
Author: Parker J. Palmer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2009-05-18
File: 224 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780470469279

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Presents a collection of true stories by teachers seeking to reconnect with their vocation.

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Genre: Education
Author: Sam M. Intrator
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2007-08-17
File: 337 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780787996840

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This guide is a welcome resource for those who wish to extend their exploration beyond just reading "The Courage to Teach," individually or within a study group. Includes a DVD featuring an interview with Parker Palmer discussing the crisis in education, the heart of a teacher, ways of knowing, and more.

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Genre: Education
Author: Parker J. Palmer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2007-08-17
File: 176 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780787996871

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What is courage? Certainly it takes courage for a firefighter to rescue someone trapped in a burning building, but there are many other kinds of courage too. Everyday kinds that normal, ordinary people exhibit all the time, like “being the first to make up after an argument,” or “going to bed without a nightlight.” Bernard Waber explores the many varied kinds of courage and celebrates the moments, big and small, that bring out the hero in each of us.

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Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Author: Bernard Waber
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release: 2002-10-28
File: 24 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780547740584

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Written to accompany the bestselling book The Courage to Teach, this study guide will help teachers reflect upon their own teaching methods from the vantage point of the three dimensions of the inner landscape of a teacher's life: the intellectual, the emotional, and the spiritual. This guide raises questions, explores avenues of thought, and introduces issues and insights contained in The Courage to Teach.Also Available

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Genre: Education
Author: Rachel C. Livsey
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
Release: 1999
File: 51 Pages
ISBN-13: UCSC:32106015064311

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In A Hidden Wholeness, Parker Palmer reveals the same compassionate intelligence and informed heart that shaped his best-selling books Let Your Life Speak and The Courage to Teach. Here he speaks to our yearning to live undivided lives—lives that are congruent with our inner truth—in a world filled with the forces of fragmentation. Mapping an inner journey that we take in solitude and in the company of others, Palmer describes a form of community that fits the limits of our active lives. Defining a “circle of trust” as “a space between us that honors the soul,” he shows how people in settings ranging from friendship to organizational life can support each other on the journey toward living “divided no more.” This paperback edition includes two new and useful features. Circles of Trust is a DVD containing interviews with Parker J. Palmer and footage from retreats he facilitated for the Center for Courage & Renewal (www.CourageRenewal.org). Bringing the Book to Life, by Caryl Hurtig Casbon and Sally Z. Hare, is a reader's and leader's guide to exploring the themes in A Hidden Wholeness. The DVD illuminates and illustrates the principles and practices behind circles of trust. The guide includes questions that connect the DVD to the book, offering "a conversation with the author" as well as an engagement with the text. Together, these features give readers new ways to internalize the themes of A Hidden Wholeness and share with others this approach to sustaining identity and integrity in all the venues of our lives. Inspired by Palmer’s writing and speaking—and challenged by the conditions of twenty-first century life—people across the country, from many walks of life, have been coming together in circles of trust to reclaim their integrity and help foster wholeness in their workplaces and their world. For over a decade, the principles and practices in this book have been proven on the ground—by parents and educators, clergy and politicians, community organizers and corporate executives, physicians and attorneys, and many others who seek to rejoin soul and role in their private and public lives. A Hidden Wholeness weaves together four themes that its author has pursued for forty years: the shape of an integral life, the meaning of community, teaching and learning for transformation, and nonviolent social change. The hundreds of thousands of people who know Parker Palmer’s books will be glad to find the journey continued

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Genre: Religion
Author: Parker J. Palmer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2009-06-02
File: 272 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780470453766

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The aim of this book is to help you and your students identify the kinds of risks that are worth taking, better anticipate and navigate potential hazards associated with those risks and maximize the potential benefits.

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Genre: Education
Author: Ronald A. Beghetto
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Release: 2018-12-14
File: 128 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781475834741

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Here, author Bernadette Stankard shows catechists how the philosophy of multiple intelligence can be used to creatively teach religion. She introduces the reader to this theory and expands on how this approach can broaden a child's experience of God. Bernadette provides inventive suggestions and practical approaches, and shows how these techniques have worked in various settings and situations. This book is ideal for parents, catechists, and teachers.

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Genre: Religion
Author: Bernadette T. Stankard
Publisher: Twenty-Third Publications
Release: 2003
File: 113 Pages
ISBN-13: 1585952699

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A legend of a Polynesian boy, who, called a coward for being afraid of the sea, sets out to overcome his fears

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Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Author: Armstrong Sperry
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release: 1968-05
File: 95 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780027860306

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A call to advance integrative teaching and learning in higher education. From Parker Palmer, best-selling author of The Courage to Teach, and Arthur Zajonc, professor of physics at Amherst College and director of the academic program of the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, comes this call to revisit the roots and reclaim the vision of higher education. The Heart of Higher Education proposes an approach to teaching and learning that honors the whole human being—mind, heart, and spirit—an essential integration if we hope to address the complex issues of our time. The book offers a rich interplay of analysis, theory, and proposals for action from two educators and writers who have contributed to developing the field of integrative education over the past few decades. Presents Parker Palmer’s powerful response to critics of holistic learning and Arthur Zajonc’s elucidation of the relationship between science, the humanities, and the contemplative traditions Explores ways to take steps toward making colleges and universities places that awaken the deepest potential in students, faculty, and staff Offers a practical approach to fostering renewal in higher education through collegiality and conversation The Heart of Higher Education is for all who are new to the field of holistic education, all who want to deepen their understanding of its challenges, and all who want to practice and promote this vital approach to teaching and learning on their campuses.

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Genre: Education
Author: Parker J. Palmer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2010-07-26
File: 256 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780470487907

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