Fifty Years in the Classroom: One Woman's Journey

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Teaching school has undergone a trememdous evolution in the last fifty years. In this me moir the years are chronicled by someone who actually lived and worked throught these fifty years. What would it be like to teach with no running water, no electricity, or indoor restrooms. What if you had to walk three or four miles to and from work? Not only have the schools changed, but the expectationso f the people who teach have also changed dramatically. As a female how would you like to board in a home and not be considered a lady if you were seen with a man after dark? These are the beginnings of this fifty year memoir and it only grows more engrossing as you continue through the years.
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Garnett Reed Boggs has spent her life teaching children from grades one through grades eight. Her experience in teaching spans fifty years. She received her two year teahcing certificate from Glenville State College in Glenville, WVA. Later she went back to Glenville and received her BA, graduating Magma Cum Laude. Later after moving to Florida she went to the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL, and received her Master's degree. At this time she became a member of the Phi Beta Phi honorary society. Highlights Magazine for Children has published one of Mrs. Boggs' short stories. Mrs. Boggs' children's book Totally Katy has also been published. Her Memoirs, Fifty Years in the Classroom, is based on her unique experiences teaching over a period of half a decade. Mrs. Boggs is retired and living in Winter Haven, Florida, where she continues to enjoy writing.

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Author House
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Published on
Oct 25, 2011
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Pages
96
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ISBN
9781467024525
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Language
English
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Biography & Autobiography / Educators
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