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The class : a life-changing teacher and his world-changing kids / Heather Won Tesoriero.

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  • 6 of 9 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 507.127 TES (Text) 33187004413908 Nonfiction Available -
Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown 507.1273 TESO (Text) 39213000835474 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch EDUCATION TEACHING Tesoriero (Text) 37516002041328 Adult New Book Shelf-Nonfiction Available -
LaGrange Co PL - LaGrange Main Library 371.102 TES (Text) 30477101193161 Adult: New Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 507.1273 TESO (Text) 39231033422417 Ratcliffe-Carnegie Reading Room Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 507.1273 Tesorier (Text) 31208912593268 new non-fiction Available -
Washington Carnegie PL - Washington 507.1273 TES (Text) 21401000502680 Adult New Release On holds shelf -
Whiting PL - Whiting 507.1273 T284 (Text) 51735011902805 Adult department Checked out 12/17/2018
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial 507.1273 TESORIERO (Text) 33946003389470 New Books . 2nd Floor Checked out 12/17/2018

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780399181849
  • ISBN: 0399181849
  • Physical Description: 432 pages, 8 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 2018.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The science fair circuit -- Summer -- Fall -- Winter -- Spring -- A record year -- Life beyond GHS.
Summary, etc.:
"An unforgettable year in the life of a visionary high school science teacher and his award-winning students, as they try to get into college, land a date for the prom. and possibly change the world. Andy Bramante left his successful career as a corporate scientist to teach public high school--and now helms one of the most remarkable classrooms in America. Bramante's unconventional class at Connecticut's prestigious yet diverse Greenwich High School has no curriculum, tests, textbooks, or lectures, and is equal parts elite research lab, student counseling office, and teenage hangout spot. United by a passion to learn, Mr. B.'s band of whiz kids set out every year to conquer the brutally competitive science fair circuit. They have won the top prize at the Google Science Fair, made discoveries that eluded scientists three times their age, and been invited to the Nobel Prize ceremony in Stockholm. A former Emmy-winning producer for CBS News, Heather Won Tesoriero embeds in this dynamic class to bring Andy and his gifted, all-too-human kids to life--including William, a prodigy so driven that he's trying to invent diagnostics for artery blockage and Alzheimer's (but can't quite figure out how to order a bagel); Ethan, who essentially outgrows high school in his junior year and founds his own company to commercialize a discovery he made in the class; Sophia, a Lyme disease patient whose ambitious work is dedicated to curing her own debilitating ailment; Romano, a football player who hangs up his helmet to pursue his secret science expertise and develop a "smart" liquid bandage; and Olivia, whose invention of a fast test for Ebola brought her science fair fame and an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. We experience the thrill of discovery, the heartbreak of failed endeavors, and perhaps the ultimate high: a yes from Harvard. Moving, funny, and utterly engrossing, The Class is a superb account of hard work and high spirits, a stirring tribute to how essential science is in our schools and our lives, and a heartfelt testament to the power of a great teacher to help kids realize their unlimited potential"-- Provided by publisher.
Andy Bramante left his successful career as a corporate scientist to teach public high school, and now helms one of the most remarkable classrooms in America. His class at Connecticut's prestigious yet diverse Greenwich High School has no curriculum, tests, textbooks, or lectures, and is equal parts elite research lab, student counseling office, and teenage hangout spot. His students set out every year to conquer the brutally competitive science fair circuit. Tesoriero embeds in this dynamic class to bring Andy and his gifted, all-too-human kids to life. She covers the thrill of discovery, the heartbreak of failed endeavors, and perhaps the ultimate high: a yes from Harvard. -- adapted from publisher info
Language Note:
Text in English.
Subject: Greenwich High School (Greenwich, Conn.)
Bramante, Andy.
Science > Study and teaching (Secondary) > Connecticut > Greenwich.
Science teachers > Connecticut > Greenwich.
High school students > Connecticut > Greenwich.
Science fairs > United States.
Science projects > Competitions > United States.
SCIENCE / Study & Teaching.
EDUCATION / Special Education / Gifted.
Genre: Nonfiction.

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