Review: I Am Abraham, by Jerome Charyn
Liveright/Norton, 2014. 456 pp. $27.
What an extraordinary, ambitious idea, to narrate a novel in Abraham Lincoln’s first-person voice. 652 more words
“How is citizenship promoted in your classroom situation?”
The classroom I teach in is an early childhood classroom, consisting of 3-4 year olds. The children are all English language learners and the school is a Christian school. 490 more words
The McClellan text takes us all the way back to the beginning of the colonial period when there was not a public education in place, the colonialists, in order to promote fidelity to the new state decided to create public education that would in turn teach moral values that promoted loyalty to the new state and helped children to be good citizens under the new laws, that were not well reinforced otherwise. 389 more words