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Teaching Absurd: Language Arts in a High-Security Prison Elizabeth C. Howard

Teaching Absurd: Language Arts in a High-Security Prison

Elizabeth C. Howard

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ISBN : 9781478292739
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116 pages
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Elizabeth Howard started teaching language arts in 1961, discovering that not all students are learning to read. This is the story of her final semester in a public school in 1993, the high-security prison Adobe Mountain in Phoenix, AZ. Her storyMoreElizabeth Howard started teaching language arts in 1961, discovering that not all students are learning to read. This is the story of her final semester in a public school in 1993, the high-security prison Adobe Mountain in Phoenix, AZ. Her story began as an attempt to help adolescent boys learn critical thinking. The story ends with an escape from institutionalization.