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Diary of a Harlem schoolteacher

James Haskins

Diary of a Harlem schoolteacher

by James Haskins

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Published by New Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Haskins, James, -- 1941- -- Diaries,
  • African Americans -- Education -- New York (State) -- New York,
  • African American teachers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Diaries,
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJim Haskins ; [with a new foreword by Herbert Kohl].
    GenreDiaries
    SeriesClassics in progressive education
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC2803.N5 H3 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination161 p. ;
    Number of Pages161
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23656124M
    ISBN 109781595583390
    LC Control Number2009294892
    OCLC/WorldCa181139987

      In March of , having been shown an advertisement for the newly-published book in the New York Times, Coca-Cola brand manager Ira C. Herbert wrote to Grove Press and asked that they stop using the quote "it's the real thing"—a slogan associated with the soft-drink since the s—when promoting Diary of a Harlem Schoolteacher, Jim Haskins' classic first .   "The Cotton Club" (), His portrait of the legendary Harlem cabaret, was an inspiration for the Francis Ford Coppola film of the same name. James S. Haskins was born in Demopolis, Ala., on.

    Over the past decade, women’s basketball has exploded onto the national sports scene. WNBA and NCAA television ratings have skyrocketed; movies, magazines, and clothing lines showcase female players. But as the authors of Shattering the Glass show, women’s basketball has a much longer history, reaching back over a century of struggle, liberation, and gutsy play.   After graduation, he moved to New York and worked as a stock trader on Wall Street. He taught music and special education classes in Harlem, and eventually left stock trading to become a full-time teacher. His first book, Diary of .

    NOWCOMMENT - Turning Documents into Conversations® The letters that follow represent an exchange that occurred in between Mr. R.W. Seaver and Mr. Ira C. Herbert. schoolteacher for a six-pack of Coca-Cola. Accordingly, we have instructed all our salesmen to notify bookstores that whenever a customer comes in and asks for a copy of Diary of a Harlem Schoolteacher they should request the sales personnel to make sure that what the customer wants is the book, rather than a Coke. This, we think, should.


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An interesting, although sad and disturbing, look at an inner-city Harlem school in The book is a one-year diary of school teacher Jim Haskins who heads up a class for special needs children (then called retarded)/5. As Herbert Kohl discusses in his new foreword, Diary of a Harlem Schoolteacher is a dramatic reminder of how much educational work there is still to do.

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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Cited by: 3. This classic work, long out of print, recounts the experiences of an African American teacher during his first year working in a Harlem elementary school in the s. Though written more than forty years ago, the diary still rings true to the experience of many beginning teachers today.

—From “Diary of a Harlem Schoolteacher.” Has kins's “Diary” is the saddest book on education I have ever read, and its truth is in its sadness.

This classic work, long out of print, recounts the experiences of an African American teacher during his first year working in a Harlem elementary school in the s. Though written more than forty years ago, the diary still rings true to the experience of many beginning teachers today.

The Author: James Haskins. The New York Times Book Review called Haskins's diary "a weapon--cold, blunt, painful" and Look magazine said it "will be read a generation hence as a classic of one aspect of American education." As Herbert Kohl discusses in his new foreword, Diary of a Harlem Schoolteacher is a dramatic reminder of how much educational work there is still to do.

The book, Diary of a Harlem Schoolteacher, was set during the school year in Harlem, New York. Jim Haskins taught in P.S. 92, Manhattan. He was a CRMD teacher, Children with Retarded Mental Development, which today would be special education.

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out of 5 stars Diary of a Harlem School Teacher. Reviewed in the United States on Ma Verified Purchase. It makes me cry. I wanted to read this book for so long, but it took years to locate it. When I finally did, I got to see another side to Jim Haskins. When I knew him, he was my professor in college.5/5(1).

Diary of a Harlem schoolteacher. Request This. Author Haskins, James, Title Diary of a Harlem schoolteacher / by Jim Haskins. Format Book Published Briarcliff Manor, N. Y.: Stein and Day, Description xx, p. ; 21 cm. Notes "A Scarborough book." Subject headings.

Read Book PDF Online Here ?book=Download Diary of a Harlem Schoolteacher Read Full Ebook. Seaver's Diary Of A Harlem Teacher Words 4 Pages Herbert, a coca cola executive uses appeal to logic and historical context to convince Seaver, the author of the book “Diary of a Harlem Schoolteacher” to change their slogan “It's the real thing” used by both companies to advertise their replies with references.

Book Review Diary of a Harlem Schoolteacher. by Jim Haskins, The New Press, New York, N.Y.,pp., $ softcover Jim Haskins’ Diary of a Harlem Schoolteacher is an account of a time in public education before the Education for All Handicapped Children Act.

It is a time capsule, a snapshot of urban education in the s. Accordingly, we have instructed all our salesmen to notify bookstores that whenever a customer comes in and asks for a copy of Diary of a Harlem Schoolteacher they should request the sales personnel to make sure that what the customer wants is the book, rather than a Coke.

This, we think, should protect your interest and in no way harm ours. Ma Mr. Seaver Executive Vice President Grove Press, Inc. Mercer Street New York, New York Dear Mr. Seaver: Several people have called to our attention your advertisement for Diary of a Harlem Schoolteacher by Jim Haskins, which appeared in the New York Times March 3, The theme of the ad is "This book is like a weapon it's the real.

The New York Times Book Review called Haskins's diary "a weapon--cold, blunt, painful" and Look magazine said it "will be read a generation hence as a classic of one aspect of American education." As Herbert Kohl discusses in his new foreword, Diary of a Harlem Schoolteacher is a dramatic reminder of how much educational work there is still to do.3/5(1).

The book, Diary of a Harlem Schoolteacher, was set during the school year in Harlem, New York. Jim Haskins taught in P.S. 92, Manhattan. He was a CRMD teacher, Children with Retarded Mental Development, which today would be special education.

The children in his class ranged in age from nine to eleven. In response to Herbert's letters, Seaver, the Executive vice president of the book Diary of the Harlem Schoolteacher, uses his ironic tone to relay his message. In order to please Herbert in a sarcastic way, he implies that ¨if a customer.

Show More. Related. His first book, Diary of a Harlem Schoolteacher, was a result of his experience. He was a professor of English at the University of Florida, Gainesville, and lived in New York City. Haskins died in of complications from : SeptemDemopolis, Alabama, U.S.Diary of a Harlem Schoolteacher.

in. Look. which begins “ Diary of a Harlem Schoolteacher. is the real thing, a short, spare, honest book which will, I suspect, be read a generation hence as a classic.” With all best wishes, Sincerely yours, Richard SeaverFile Size: KB."We were merely quoting in our ads Peter S.

Prescott's review of Diary of a Harlem Schoolteacher in Look magazine which begins 'Diary of a Harlem Schoolteacher is the real thing, a short, spare, honest book which will, I suspect, be read a generation hence as a classic'".