Working Americans 1880-2012: Volume XIII: Educators & Education
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"This volume serves as an outstanding overview of how the U.S. educational system has evolved over time and the innovative techniques it has used and hurdles it has overcome. The author has based his profiles on real people and events, utilizing diaries, letters, biographies,interviews and magazine articles. This work is highly recommended for school libraries from middle school through high school as well as college libraries from community college through graduate school. It should also be found in public libraries of every size."
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"These interesting, unique compilations of economic and social facts, figures and graphs will support multiple research needs. They will engage and enlighten patrons in high school, public and academic library collections." (Vol 1)
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Working Americans 1880-2012
Volume XIII: Educators & Education


Pub. Date: December 2012
Hardcover: 600 pages
ISBN: 1-59237-877-3/978-1-59237-877-7
Price: $150.00
EBook ISBN: 978-1-59237-984-2 EBook Vendors

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Working Americans 1880-2012 Volume XIII Educators & Education highlights American educators - from traditional teachers to unlikely mentors, from coaches to authors, from parents to program innovators. Educators & Education depicts the classroom that is America - from natural environments to thoughtful buildings, from educational television programs to programs for children of immigrants, from war trenches to piano benches.

Profiles examine life at home, at work and in the community. The highly readable narrative is supported by hard facts and real life situations drawn from diaries, private print books, family histories, estate documents, magazine articles and more. These intriguing profiles are further supplemented with information on current events, community issues, pricing of the times and news articles to give the reader a broader understanding of what was happening in that individualís world and how it shaped their life. In Volume XIII: Educators & Education you will read about educators who:

To further explore the life and times of these individuals, each chapter includes several other helpful elements:

The Working Americans series has enriched the collections of high school, public and academic libraries for over a decade. This new volume highlights America's educators, mentors and coaches to depict the ways in which the American education system has been developed and has evolved over time.

Additional Volumes:
Working Americans 1880-2012 Volume I: The Working Class, Second Edition
Working Americans 1880-1999 Volume II: The Middle Class
Working Americans 1880-1999 Volume III: The Upper Class
Working Americans 1880-1999 Volume IV: Their Children
Working Americans 1880-2003 Volume V: Americans At War
Working Americans 1880-2005 Volume VI: Women at Work
Working Americans 1880-2006 Volume VII: Social Movements
Working Americans 1880-2007 Volume VIII: Immigrants
Working Americans 1770-1869 Volume IX: From the Revolutionary War to the Civil War
Working Americans 1880-2009 Volume X: Sports & Recration
Working Americans 1880-2010 Volume XI: Inventors & Entrepreneurs
Working Americans 1880-2011 Volume XII: Our History through Music
Working Americans 1880-2012 Volume XIII: Educators & Education

Pub. Date: December 2012
Hardcover: 600 pages
ISBN: 1-59237-877-3/978-1-59237-877-7
Price: $150.00
EBook ISBN: 978-1-59237-984-2 EBook Vendors

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