Instructional Video Catalog: Title Description
Title: " A Teacher Affects Eternity "
Since the 1830s, public schools have spread to every corner of America. Then and now, what kind of people have been called to teach in these schools? This program explores the importance of educators in the lives of their students, emphasizing their influence as role models, as upholders of societys norms, and even as agents of social change. Dedicated women who spent their careers teaching newly freed slaves and turn-of-the-century teachers of immigrants are profiled, as well as exemplary instructors of todays struggling teenagers. Education reformer Theodore Sizer, education historian David Tyack and author Frank McCourt are featured.
Production Date: 2000
Length: 55 minutes
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Series Title: ONLY A TEACHER: THE IMPACT OF TEACHERS ON AMERICAN PUBLIC EDUCATION