What is the name of your dog?

A moment in time.

by Doug Hawkins



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 11/22/2022

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 242
ISBN : 9781663247810
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 242
ISBN : 9781663247827

About the Book

This book is a tale of the first male elementary teacher in a school district in Southern California. The author takes the reader along a journey from the first day of teaching in a 6th grade class to the end of the first year as an elementary school teacher. The story shows the relationship between a mentor teacher and new teacher as he maneuvers the daily struggles and celebrations of teaching in a public school system. The story revolved around a teacher, his guide, and the students that taught him to become the very best teacher he could be. The story showcases how doing real world activities with students impact their curiosity to learn and deepens a teachers drive to love to teach.

About the Author

Douglas Hawkins taught elementary school for 31 years at a variety of schools in Southern California. He writes this book to highlight his experience as a D and F student in K-12 schools that went on to become a schoolteacher impacting lives of kids like himself. His practices as a new teacher and being the first male teacher at an elementary school site, shaped the story about the people, places, teachers and student experiences that are memorialized in this book.