Teacher Education
Richard J. Ayers

Richard J. Ayers, M.A.

Assistant Professor, Teacher Education


M.A., Education, Mills College, CA
Ph.D., Language, Literacy, and Culture, U.C. Berkeley, CA

Courses Offered
  • Learning and Teaching, Action Research
  • Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice
  • Teaching Adolescents

Ayers, Rick and William Ayers. (2010). Teaching the Taboo: Courage and Imagination in the Classroom.  New York: Teacher’s College Press.

Ayers, Rick and Crawford, Amy. (2004). Great Books for High School Kids: A Teacher’s Guide to Books That Can Change Teens’ Lives.  Boston: Beacon Press.

Ayers, W., Dohrn, B. and Ayers, R. (2001), Zero Tolerance:  Resisting the drive for punishment, A handbook  for parents, students, educators and citizens.  New York: New Press.

Ayers, R. (2000).  Studs Terkel’s Working, a Teaching Guide. New York: New Press.

Ayers, R. (ed)., (North Atlantic published 2003).  Berkeley High Slang Dictionary.  Berkeley: North Atlantic books.

Ayers, Rick. (2013).  “Creative Writing: The Long and Winding Road” Donahue, David and Marshall, Julia, ed. The Resource Book for Integrated Learning through Contemporary Art.  New York: Teachers College Press.

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