What Jane Austen Ate and Charles Dickens Knew
From Fox Hunting to Whist-The Facts of Daily Life in Nineteenth-Century Enland
Paperback ISBN: 0671882368
Offering a vivid picture, organized by subject area, of what nineteenth-century English life was really like, a one-of-a-kind reference casts an illuminating light on the era's manners, morals, and institutions. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.
A Sociological Study
2nd Edition Paperback ISBN: 0226493539
Upon its initial publication, many reviewers dubbed Dan C. Lortie's Schoolteacher the best social portrait of the profession since Willard Waller's classic The Sociology of Teaching. This new printing of Lortie's classic—including a new preface bringing the author's observations up to date—is an essential view into the world and culture of a vitally important profession.
A Life in School
What the Teacher Learned
Paperback ISBN: 0201327996
"Here one of our leading literary scholars looks back on her own life in the classroom, and discovers how much of what she learned there needs to be unlearned. Jane Tompkins’ memoir shows how her educa"
Home Learning Year by Year
How to Design a Homeschool Curriculum from Preschool Through High School
Paperback ISBN: 0609805851
A leading authoritiy on the homeschooling movement provides parents with subject-by-subject guidelines that outline the major concepts and topics that should be covered each year to meet accepted national educational standards and offers helpful advice on learning goals, content, teaching materials, and more. Original. 10,000 first printing.
The Courage to Teach
Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher's Life
Hardcover ISBN: 0787910589
An educator and Christian spiritualist examines the inner life of a dedicated teacher, demonstrating how this internal facet shapes one's ability to teach, and guides readers through a difficult self-exploration to help recover and enhance their vocational goals. 12,500 first printing. Tour.
The Freedom Writers Diary
How a Teacher and 150 Teens Used Writing to Change Themselves and the World Around Them
Paperback ISBN: 038549422x
A true account of a teacher who confronted a room of "at-risk" students details their life-changing journey and includes diary excerpts