A brilliant teacher with an unconventional approach

09/8/2005 | National Review

Renowned teacher Rafe Esquith says his favorite student is the average child who blossoms when shown a little attention. He takes his inner-city fifth-graders on Hollywood Bowl field trips only if they write reports ahead of time on all the composers featured in the show and demonstrate they can sit quietly for two hours listening to classical music.

View Full Article in:

National Review

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Program Officer, Teacher Development
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
Moorestown, NJ
Executive Director
Capitol Region Education Council (CREC)
Hartford, CT
Senior ELL Technical Assistance and Curriculum Specialist (8270)
American Institute for Researcher
Chicago, IL
Senior Researcher (8194)
American Institute for Researcher
Washington, DC
Technical Assistance Associate (8330)
American Institute for Researcher
Chicago, IL