American teachers : histories of a profession at work / Donald R. Warren, editor. [print]Material type: TextPublisher: New York : Macmillan, [(c)1989Description: xiii, 472 pages : illustrations ; 25 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780029009635; 0029009634Subject(s): Teachers -- United States | Teachers -- United States -- History | Education -- United States -- History | Teaching | Teachers United States | TeachingGenre/Form: History. | Instructional and educational works. LOC classification: LB2832.2.A447 1989LB2832.2.W287.A447 1989COPYRIGHT NOT covered - Click this link to request copyright permission:
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"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 John L. Rury Incentives and rewards to teaching Susan B. Carter
SECTION TWO: Teacher workplaces Child gardening: the teaching of young children in American schools Barbara Beatty The teacher in the country school Wayne E. Fuller Agents of democracy: urban elementary-school teachers and the conditions of teaching James W. Fraser Career ladders and the early public high school teacher : a study of inequality and opportunity David F. Labaree Teacher activism Wayne J. Urban
SECTION THREE: Teacher education and certification Teacher preparation in the nineteenth century: institutions and purposes Jurgen Herbst Teachers and teacher training in the twentieth century William R. Johnson "Let us go and buy a schoolmaster": historical perspectives on the hiring of teachers in the United States, 1750-1980 Michael W. Sedlak
SECTION FOUR: Issues and questions Man/woman/teacher: gender, family, and career in American educational history Geraldine Joncich Clifford The history of Blacks in teaching: growth and decline within the profession Linda M. Perkins The persistence of reform in American schools Larry Cuban Practice and policy: notes on the history of instruction David K. Cohen The future of the past: what do we need to know about the history of teaching? / David Tyack.
With original contributions by leading experts, American Teachers is a critical synthesis of the most important current knowledge providing historical background and context for current proposals to reform the teaching profession and to examine policy issues historically.