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NEA: the first hundred years : the building of the teaching profession.

Author: Edgar Bruce Wesley
Publisher: New York : Harper, ©1957.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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NEA = National Education Association of the United States.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wesley, Edgar Bruce, 1891-1980.
NEA: the first hundred years.
New York, Harper [1957]
(OCoLC)579069940
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edgar Bruce Wesley
OCLC Number: 625972
Description: 419 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Beginnings and meetings. The American scene of 1857 ; The educational scene of 1857 ; The birth of the National Teachers' Association ; From infancy to parenthood ; Who talked about what --
Development of American education. Rise of high schools ; Normal schools and teachers' colleges ; The advance of higher education ; The changing curriculum ; Commercially speaking ; Hails and wails --
Educational reforms. Object teaching ; The kindergarten ; Apostles of childhood ; Coeducation ; The Herbartian movement ; The progressive movement --
Lost causes. The national-university movement ; The simplified-spelling movement ; Teachers and temperance ; Other lost causes --
The NEA builds a profession. The greatest educational show on earth ; The guardians of correct thinking ; Departments of the NEA ; Committees and commissions ; Friends and allies ; Democratizing the association ; The NEA and teacher welfare ; Advances toward a profession ; Reaching toward world horizons ; Resolved : that--
; Headquarters and staff ; The NEA today.

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NEA = National Education Association of the United States.

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