Designed for educators by the teacher who nurtured and created the
Freedom Writers, this standards-based teachers' guide includes
innovative teaching techniques that will engage, empower, and
In response to thousands of letters and e-mails from teachers
across the country who learned about Erin Gruwell and her amazing
students in "The Freedom Writers Diary, " Erin Gruwell and a team
of teacher experts have written "The Freedom Writers Diary
Teacher's Guide," a book that will encourage teachers and students
to expand the walls of their classrooms and think outside the
Here Gruwell goes in-depth and shares her unconventional but highly
successful educational strategies and techniques (all 150 of her
students who had been deemed "un-teachable" graduated from Wilson
High School): from her very successful "toast for change" (an
exercise in which Gruwell exhorted her students to leave the past
behind and start fresh) to writing exercises that focus on the
importance of journal writing, vocabulary, and more.
In an easy-to-use format with black-and-white illustrations, this
teachers' guide will become the essential go-to manual for teachers
who want to make a difference in their pupils' lives and create
students who will make a difference.
Broadway Books (A Division of Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc)
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||276 x 216 x 18mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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