AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

LETTERS TO A YOUNG TEACHER

by | Read by David Drummond

Contemporary Culture • 5.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2007

From his perspective of over forty years in education, Jonathan Kozol writes a series of warm letters to Francesca, a new first-grade teacher at an inner-city school in Boston. Visiting her class and answering her questions has Kozol reflecting on his experiences with motivating students, eschewing administrative control, and dealing with standardized testing. Several of the personal stories will seem familiar to Kozol fans, but this new presentation makes them live again, and it's always refreshing to hear someone speaking sense about education. David Drummond delivers the material well. At some points his voice and words are gentle, as if trying to calm the new teacher; at others his tone is passionate and tinged with anger at the insanity of current policies. S.W. © AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine [Published: APR/ MAY 08]

Trade Ed. • Tantor Media • 2007

CD ISBN 978-1-4001-0546-5 $29.99 • Five CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4001-5546-0 $19.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN $13.99

 

Library Ed. • Tantor Media • 2007

CD ISBN 978-1-4001-3546-2 $59.99 • Five CDs

Advertisement
The latest audiobook reviews, right in your inbox.

Get our FREE Newsletter and discover a world of audiobooks.

envelope

AudioFile Newsletter

Let us recommend your next great audiobook!

No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.

If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.

×

Thank you for signing up.

×

Thanks!

Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×