American teachers : histories of a profession at work /



American teachers : histories of a profession at work / [print] Donald R. Warren, editor. - New York : Macmillan, [(c)1989. - xiii, 472 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm

"A Publication of the American Educational Research Association."



IndianaTRODUCTION Teachers, reformers, and historians SECTION ONE: Those who taught and why Who became teachers? : the social characteristics of teachers in American history Incentives and rewards to teaching John L. Rury Susan B. Carter SECTION TWO: Teacher workplaces Child gardening: the teaching of young children in American schools The teacher in the country school Agents of democracy: urban elementary-school teachers and the conditions of teaching Career ladders and the early public high school teacher : a study of inequality and opportunity Teacher activism Barbara Beatty Wayne E. Fuller James W. Fraser David F. Labaree Wayne J. Urban SECTION THREE: Teacher education and certification Teacher preparation in the nineteenth century: institutions and purposes Teachers and teacher training in the twentieth century "Let us go and buy a schoolmaster": historical perspectives on the hiring of teachers in the United States, 1750-1980 Jurgen Herbst William R. Johnson Michael W. Sedlak SECTION FOUR: Issues and questions Man/woman/teacher: gender, family, and career in American educational history The history of Blacks in teaching: growth and decline within the profession The persistence of reform in American schools Practice and policy: notes on the history of instruction The future of the past: what do we need to know about the history of teaching? / David Tyack. Geraldine Joncich Clifford Linda M. Perkins Larry Cuban David K. Cohen

With original contributions by leading experts, American Teachers is a critical synthesis of the most important current knowledge



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