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Blackboard: A Personal History of the Classroom

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Blackboard: A Personal History of the Classroom

By  Lewis Buzbee , Narrated by  Mike Chamberlain
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Lewis Buzbee looks back over a lifetime of experiences in schools and classrooms, from kindergarten to college and beyond. He offers fascinating histories of the key ideas informing educational practice over the centuries, which have shaped everything from class size to the layout of desks and chairs. Buzbee deftly weaves his own biography into this overview, approaching his subject as a student, a father, and a teacher. He credits his success to the well-funded California public school system and bemoans the terrible price that state is paying as a result of funding being cut from today's budgets. For Buzbee, the blackboard is a precious window into the wider world, which we ignore at our peril.

ISBN: 9781629239866

ISBN-10: 9781629239866

Publisher: Dreamscape Media

Publication Date: 09/02/2014 - 12:00am

On Sale: 09/02/2014 - 12:00am

Language: English

Categories

Personal Memoirs

History

Teaching Methods & Materials - General

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