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A Survival Handbook for the New Correctional Educator

This book is an overview of what it can be like to teach in a "correctional setting", and introduces new teachers to inmate culture and its significance to correctional education. Teaching on the Inside places equal emphasis on how to teach and how to interact with the correctional client. Finally, it explores the relationship of correctional organization and staff to the correctional educator.


A must-read for the new correctional educator.

Teaching on the Inside is divided into 13 highly readable chapters filled with practical advice and vignettes drawn from the author's experience as a correctional educator. It also includes a foreword, an introduction, terms and definitions, and a teacher's self-assessment. An extensive bibliography attests to the research done in the preparation of the book.  A must-read for the new correctional educator, this book is also helpful to all correctional staff.  




Paperback.  81 pp.

About the Author:   Pauline Geraci has been an educator for over 16 years. She has a BA in Elementary Education, an MA in Reading Education, and a certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. She received the Marvin Sull Award in both 1999 and 2001 for creative teaching that impacts inmates in the classroom and the community. She has also been nominated twice as Teacher of the Year.

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Teaching on the Inside     GR204     $12.95