We just use different terms. Her approach to talking about this issue to her students seems inappropriate and biased. She is so passionate about helping kids and they can be such turkeys In the book, she is a strong teacher who reinforces her principles constantly in the classroom. I’m not really sure why. I will use this in my daily practice.

Johnson doles out information in tantalizing, heaping teaspoons. She at first got told so many stories about the class she was to teach and that she would not even last an hour. Mostly deals with successes, and no real good feel of how frequent they are. Rogue rated it liked it Feb 02, I admired the way that Miss Johnson exposed her students to the work of Shakespeare, the field trip that she took some of her students on to Alcatraz, the way that she connected to parents through letters and home visits, the positive attitude she maintained, the respect she showed for her students for the most part , and the incredible amount of hard work and commitment she displayed as an educator. Probably one of the books that need to be read by teachers.

Once I got into the book, I kept going and going. She broke a lot of rules and took a lot of risks. Read more Read less.

“My Posse Don’t Do Homework” by LouAnne Johnson (5 star ratings)

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Great book, good quality. Heather Hobbs rated it it was amazing Oct 12, Though I would totally get scared like she did when she got a book thrown at her on the first day of class.


But she really helped out a lot of people. But fighting each other isn’t going to fix anything.

Dangerous Minds by LouAnne Johnson

Though I wouldn’t have thought of some of the things she did like kiss a boy in her class with red lipstick just because he was asleep. Why aren’t the minority kids called out on this? Refresh and try again. Write a customer review.

my posse dont do homework by louanne johnson

I have homewlrk say that I was disturbed by some of the techniques that Miss Johnson used in the classroom with her students. Like a loser English teacher, i love books about English teachers. Xochi rated it liked it Mar 12, Return to Book Page. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Luanne Johnson captures your attention, and her doo keep the surprises coming with each new chapter. As the days go by and Louanne proofs that she can handle her class, she tries to get average students with potential and bad grades to at least pass class.

However…as I started reading further into his story, I realized how crazy he really is. Quotes from “My Posse Don’t D And all his father did was kick him out of the house for the night.


Johnsno 17, Patricia rated it it was amazing.

These are just some reasons why I think you should read this great book. I definitely enjoyed this book, but as I read I kept thinking “teachers can’t do that now. Though she never backed away from her fear and stepped in the class.

“My posse don’t do homework”

We found something similar. Later, based on her work designing and presenting staff development workshops and presentations, as well as mentoring teachers, she was awarded an honorary Ed.

Open Preview See a Problem?

my posse dont do homework by louanne johnson

Joshua Drury rated it did not like it Sep 14, Miss Johnson did a lot for the kids that she taught. Then he goes on to say that it was racism because the only reason the person did that was because they were afraid of him.

My Posse Don’t Do Homework

Each student knew that Ms. True story of a dedicated teacher. One with a boy named Attiba and another with a boy named Junior Advani.