Class Consciousness: 10 Things New Teachers Should Know (and Veteran Teachers Should Remember) is a guide to becoming a teacher the students will remember. Drawing from two decades in the classroom, lifelong educator Eric S. Piotrowski provides no-nonsense prescriptions for inspiring students, overcoming common difficulties, and teaching for justice.
With chapters such as "The Ten Commandments of Teaching" and "Forms Can Save Your Life", the book combines nuanced reflections, humor, and references to popular culture, offering food for thought to all educators -- old and new.
Praise for Eric S. Piotrowski:
"Your voice in your work is so powerful. We are lucky to have you as a member of our team." -- Stephanie Leonard-Witte, Assistant Superintendent for Teaching, Learning & Equity, Sun Prairie Area School District
"There is much to be found in Piotrowski's writing: humor, humanity, passion, and knowledge." -- Jim Dahm, English Teacher (ret.)
"Thank you, Mr. Piotrowski. You helped me discover who I am, and I am forever in your debt." -- Damian X. Monson, Former Student