This is the book every teacher who inspires to add that special sauce to their classroom needs in their library. Mr. Williams, an Original Freedom Writer Teacher along with other FTs as they are known helped Erin Gruwell and the Freedom Writers create this teacher resource.
Teaching Hope: Stories from the Freedom Writer Teachers
After the release of the 2006 Teacher's Guide, the 2007 movie starring Hillary Swank as Erin Gruwell teachers from across the globe sent messages to Freedom Writer HQ in Long Beach, CA that they wanted in and the Freedom Writer Teachers Institutes were born. This is the background to the birth of Teaching Hope ... learn more
On the Record is the creation of the late Patrick Daley, creator of Read 180. On the Record is the next step, high interest literature for low readers who's maturity needs to be engaged. Stories about Lebron James, Baseball Rookie Jim Morris, President Barrack Obama and more entice young minds to want to read. Mr. Williams along with a cohort of Freedom Writer Teachers were consulting teacher editors for this great reading program.