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Terrific Women Teachers

Terrific Women Teachers    
Format Softcover
Catalogue No. 978-1-897187-86-9
Pages 118
Language English only
Price $10.95
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Written by Helen Wolfe.
Published by Second Story Press, 2011.


Terrific Women Teachers profiles of ten inspiring women educators from around the world.

Each chapter includes photographs, sidebars and fascinating facts about these groundbreaking women:
  • Onésime Dorval, a Native Métis educator in the early 1900s from Saskatchewan
  • Helen Keller and Annie Sullivan Macy, Helen's "miracle worker"
  • Maria Montessori, founder of the Montessori method of self-directed learning
  • Raden Ayu Kartini, campaigned for the education of women in Indonesia
  • Friedl Dicker-Brandeis, who taught art to children while being held prisoner by the Nazis, leaving a legacy of bravery
  • Marva Collins, African American teacher dedicated to improving schools in US cities
  • Christa McAuliffe, high school teacher who died in the space shuttle Challenger disaster
  • Denise Fruchter, a special education teacher with Tourettes Syndrome from Toronto
  • Erin Gurswell, founder of Freedom Writers USA
  • Malalai Joya, campaigning for girls' education in Afghanistan
This book is intended for ages 9 – 13.

Also from the Women's Hall of Fame Series:
Amazing Women Athletes
Fearless Female Journalists
Incredible Women Inventors
Spectacular Women in Space

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