From devastating remarks made by teachers ("Addled, backward dunce" said about young Thomas Edison) to the rich and famous on campus (William Randolph Hearst kept a pet alligator at Harvard), this is a spirited and humorous collection of facts about teachers and students.
Out of the halls and into the classroom -- Don't know much about history -- First in its class -- Where the word things are -- Past lives -- Before they were famous -- Tools of the trade -- Teacher appreciation -- Fightin' words -- Teaching by the numbers -- Educational follies -- Life on campus -- Worldly wise -- The wild world of school sports -- Truer words were never spoken -- Teachers on page, stage, and screen -- An alternative education -- Lunches, libraries, and bus drivers.
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 1st November 2002
Edition Number: 1