Spectrum's own 'Emergency Teacher'.
In The Emergency Teacher, Asquith recounts the academic year she spent, without training or certification, as a sixth-grade teacher at a public school in one of Philadelphia's poorest neighborhoods. The experience proved dramatic and inspirational for her students and Asquith, who was designated an emergency teacher after joining the Philadelphia school to help alleviate a teacher shortage.
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|Publication:||Diverse Issues in Higher Education|
|Date:||Feb 21, 2008|
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