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Author Montell, William Lynwood, 1931-

Title Tales from Kentucky one-room school teachers / William Lynwood Montell
Published Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (293 pages)
Contents Initial teaching years -- Teaching methods and philosophy -- Bad boys and girls -- Vignettes of one-room schoolhouse life -- Disciplining students -- Daily activities -- Outhouses -- Getting to and from school -- Teacher and community relations -- Students with special needs -- Before and after consolidation -- Home life of students
Summary "This book provides descriptive accounts of what the one-room school era was like for teachers, students, and the wider community, encompassing school infrastructure, school events both typical and unusual, teacher-student relationships, and other factors relative to the culture of an educational system that began in pioneer times and ended during the 1950s to the 1970s, primarily in the 1960s"--Page [1]
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Education -- Kentucky -- History.
Rural schools -- Kentucky -- History.
Tales -- Kentucky.
Teachers -- Kentucky -- History.
Teaching -- Kentucky.
Kentucky -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010044909
ISBN 0813129796 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
081312980X (ebook)
9780813129792 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9780813129808 (ebook)