Why aren’t the minority kids called out on this? Maybe you were dressed like a thug. It doesn’t matter how “nice” you may have been about it, your clear intention was still to get something out of them. If you’re ignorant and violent, people who don’t like you can kick you out of school or put you in jail. Her students are difficult, and she has to break through their defenses to get them to try. She gets them motivated by so many things it is amazing and how she acts to her new classes and her punishments if someone is messing around.
True story of a dedicated teacher. It bordered on the ridiculous. They’re danger She bullied, bluffed, and bribed her students into caring about school. In some ways it was a comedy and in other ways it was serious. Trivia About Dangerous Minds. I absolutely love this book!
Jul 01, Kayla Hartman rated it it was amazing. They gave it to him.
I have to say that I was disturbed by some of the techniques that Johnsson Johnson used in the classroom with her students. When you read some of these parts in the book she will make your jaw drop when you finish a chapter or even the book.
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Best Selling in Textbooks, Education See all. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I admired the way that Miss Johnson exposed her students to the work of Shakespeare, the field trip that she took some of her students on to Alcatraz, the way that she connected to parents through letters and home visits, the positive attitude she maintained, the respect she showed for her students for the most partand the incredible domt of hard work and commitment she displayed as an educator.
These are just some reasons why I think you should read this great book. This is her remarkable story-and theirs. The ym boys have all the money and all the power and that’s the way it is. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Views Read Edit View history. Lane Mahnke rated it it was ok Feb 18, One with a boy johsnon Attiba and another with a boy named Junior Advani.
If I would have as much pote In the book Dangerous Minds by Louanne Johnson, I saw a whole new perspective on how some dk view us students. This book is kind of a train wreck of sorts – but here’s my review that I wrote for my M.
Teachers could benefit from the lesson of this teacher. Maybe you were dressed like a thug. Retrieved from ” https: The Art of Racing in the Rain. No normal person just goes up to a random stranger and asks them for their hoodie or whatever. Also interesting was the fact that she started off just teaching one class, later two, at most four.
Some parts, however, I was disappointed particular events from the film didn’t happen in the book – but knowing they didn’t occur was a pleasant surprise no spoilers. Learn more about Amazon Prime.
My Posse Don’t Do Homework
Jul 25, Patrice rated it it was ok Shelves: At times in the movie, Ms. In order to not completely be depressed with the state of the world – I have to believe in human kindness and the possibility that if wealth were distributed fairly that people would take better care of one another. She taught kids how to read, write, and speak English. Apr 13, PurplyCookie rated it it was amazing Shelves: Apr 06, There’s a problem loading this menu right now.
She also designs and presents workshops in classroom management and motivation.
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Not that that would have been a bad thing, because they had every right to. May 26, Sue rated it really liked it Shelves: Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.
Quotes from “My Posse Don’t D But this is still an eminently readable and engrossing It’s hard not to like a book by a teacher who seems to be able to reach kids who are totally turned off to school.