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A Teacher is Many Things

reviewed by Eleanor Blumenberg 1969

coverTitle: A Teacher is Many Things
Author(s): Earl V. Pullias, James D. Young
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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More and more, as we attempt to improve the teaching-learning process, research reminds us that the critical point of enactment is in the classroom. From slum school in the inner city to the rarefied atmosphere of the Ivy League college, "all that I am and hope to be" is shaped dramatically by the teachers encountered along the way. For this reason, both educators and concerned laymen should welcome A Teacher is Many Things, a rewarding new book which spells out the many-splendored role open to the man or woman who chooses teaching as his profession. Written by Earl V. Pullias, professor of education at the University of Southern California, and James D. Young of California State College at Fullerton, it reflects the rich, varied backgrounds and perspectives of its authors. Teachers, they tell us, are indeed many "things," yet not in the I-it sense that Buber deplores. Rather, to list but a... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 71 Number 2, 1969, p. 351-351
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 1817, Date Accessed: 7/21/2018 10:35:39 PM

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