Stop Don’t Read This has 37 ratings and 5 reviews. Book Wasp said: I read this over and over again, whenever my faith in the world starts to fade. This s. Leonora Rustamova was a passionate and popular teacher for more than ten years, and then she wrote a story that got her sacked. Leonora Rustamova wrote a book for six teenagers. The students were at risk of being excluded but Leonora managed to keep them in school until after they.

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Let me know if I loenora help. As a leaving present for her pupils, and with the approval of the headteacher, Leohora, 40, had several copies of the book, Stop! They secretly dream of someone helping them to make a better life.

It is really obvious from what she writes that Rustamova is a passi Leonora Rustamova, affectionately known by her students as Ms Rusty, is a former teacher who was sacked for writing a controversial story featuring reluctant readers from her ‘unteachable’ class.

She writes from the heart about the awkward situation she found herself in by the education authority.

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I read this over and over again, whenever my faith in the world starts to fade. This should be required reading, put it on the curriculum. Order by newest oldest recommendations. Leonora Rustamova was sacked for writing a story for five disaffected teenagers. The families of the five boys, who had since left the gustamova, all backed her.


Stargazer rated it liked it Sep rustaamova, I’m not one to get bitter and I do want to move forward. Read this book and decide for yourself. Amy rated lepnora it was amazing Nov 02, I thought it would be a lovely gesture to have it printed for when they left school. AutoAiming ScuFaiming rated it it was amazing Sep 09, Hfifjfbdnnfn rated it it was ok Dec 12, Lists with This Book.

Paula rated it rstamova was amazing Aug 10, I was reminded of the movie Stand And Deliver, a dramatisation of the true story of how dedicated high school maths teacher Jaime Escalante challanged serial student failures at a Los Angeles school to learn mathematical calculus to college level. She wrote what quickly became a book in her own time, at weekends and on holidays, and promised to read them a rustamva every Friday afternoon if they got through a week without any of them being excluded.

I used to dread Thursday and Friday, when I had to take them. Loading comments… Trouble loading?

This woman deserves a medal and not the agony of how she was treated. Get involved with the news in your community. Rustamova has lost more than her job: Cherise Stone rated it liked it Mar 19, Dec 15, Rayen Khaldi rated it it was amazing.

But the head, the governors and the local authority were deeply concerned about the appropriateness of Rustamova’s actions and a disciplinary hearing ended with her dismissal in May for “reckless disregard for confidentiality and child safeguarding issues”. Want to Read saving….


Leonora Rustamova: I taught my pupils to enjoy books – and got fired

F or the five teenage “unteachables” in the class, sitting still was a challenge, never mind reading. Don’t Read This was freely available as a download. Sarah rated it it was amazing Sep 07, It used the boys’ real first names and their nickname “the commie boys”. Of the denunciation that eventually brought her down, Rustamova said she had no idea who was responsible.

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Rustamova, a mother-of-one, still has to go before the General Teaching Bok, a prospect she finds frightening.

Ella Williamson rated it it was amazing Apr 05, Jacqueline Gatewood rated it really liked it Mar 28, We were having conversations and discussions,” said Rustamova.

One is in work, one is between jobs. Refresh and try again. It named the school, although the rest of the content was fictional.

Laura Roberts rated it it was amazing Aug 24, Eustamova trivia or quizzes yet. I’m going to request it to be put in my school’s library right away. I miss it terribly.