Transitions in American Education: A Social History of Teaching - Studies in the History of Education (Paperback)
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Transitions in American Education: A Social History of Teaching - Studies in the History of Education (Paperback)

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Paperback 242 Pages / Published: 24/05/2001
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This book is a concise social history of teaching from the colonial period to the present. By revealing the words of teachers themselves, it brings their stories to life. Synthesizing decades of research on teaching, it places important topics such as discipline in the classroom, technology, and cultural diversity within historical perspective.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
ISBN: 9780815338253
Number of pages: 242
Weight: 476 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 15 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"This is an accessible and informative narrative, laced with the unique perspective of pioneering teachers. Those preparing for teaching careers at all levels will profit from this book, its thorough bibliography, and several informative appendixes."
-"History, Summer 2001
"This is an accessible and informative narrative, laced with the unique perspective of pioneering teachers. Those preparing for teaching careers at all levels will profit from this book, its thorough bibliography, and several informative appendices."
-"History, Summer 2001
"[A] clear and highly useful schematic way of viewing the history of elementary school teaching."
-The Newberry Library
"the book serves well as a social history of American education. It broadens readers' understanding of the teacher's place in American social history, and is a great resource, due to the extensive bibliography.."
-"The Educational Forum
"[A] clear and highly useful schematic way of viewing the history of elementary school teaching."
-The Newberry Library

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