At School: Long Ago and Today

Overview

Do you know what it is like to walk an hour to get to school? Can you imagine a school with only one teacher for all grades? How is school different today than it was for children one hundred years ago? This book is an introduction to how education has changed in the past one hundred years, discussing how buildings and classrooms, books and lessons, recess and after school activities, and ways of getting to school are different.

An introduction to how education has ...

See more details below
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (7) from $3.19   
  • New (4) from $3.89   
  • Used (3) from $3.19   
Note: Kids' Club Eligible. See More Details.
Sending request ...

Overview

Do you know what it is like to walk an hour to get to school? Can you imagine a school with only one teacher for all grades? How is school different today than it was for children one hundred years ago? This book is an introduction to how education has changed in the past one hundred years, discussing how buildings and classrooms, books and lessons, recess and after school activities, and ways of getting to school are different.

An introduction to how education has changed in the past one hundred years, discussing how buildings and classrooms, books and lessons, recess and after school activities, and ways of getting to school are different.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

School Library Journal
Gr 2-4-Each slim volume presents a topic and compares and contrasts yesteryear's methods, practices, and norms with those of today. For example, in School, readers learn that in a span of 120 years, families in the U.S. went from being mostly rural to mainly urban, changing the way schools were operated and maintained. Most spreads address one topic (e.g., "Types of Homes, "Hot Weather Fun," "Shopping for Clothes," "The Classroom"), with one page describing how it was "long ago" and the other, how it is "today." Each page includes a paragraph of large-print text and a period photo or reproduction that enhances the comparisons. In At Home and At School, diverse groups are shown in both then and now photos. While the introductions state, "This is what you may have been doing if you lived 100 years ago," or something similar, none of the archival photos are dated. There are occasional broad generalizations and simplistic remarks, but overall the idea of how things have changed (or not) comes across. In each title, occasional "Times Change" factoids tell what happened in a certain year (first skateboard, school attendance became a law, etc.). Additional titles.-Jennifer England, The Berkeley Carroll School, Brooklyn, NY Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781403445391
  • Publisher: Heinemann-Raintree
  • Publication date: 10/28/2003
  • Series: Times Change Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 4 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 10.20 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)