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Arctic Schoolteacher

Author : Abbie Morgan Madenwald
ISBN : 0806126116
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Tells the author's story of how she and her husband ventured to Alaska during the Depression to teach and work with the Eskimos
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Between Breaths

Author : Sandra K. Mathews
ISBN : 0826338771
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The experiences of a young woman who was the first band instructor in a remote fishing village in 1950s Alaska.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Just Who Do We Think We Are

Author : Claudia Mitchell
ISBN : 9781134426270
Genre : Education
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Drawing upon diverse and specific examples of self-study, described here by the practitioners themselves, this unique book formulates a methodological framework for self-study in education. This collection brings together a diverse and international range of self-studies carried out in teacher education, each of which has a different perspective to offer on issues of method and methodology, including: * memory work * fictional practice * collaborative autobiography * auto-ethnography * phenomenology * image-based approaches. Such ethical issues likely to arise from self-study as informed consent, self-disclosure and crises of representation are also explored with depth and clarity. As method takes centre stage in educational and social scientific research, and self-study becomes a key tool for research, training, practice and professional development in education, Just Who Do We Think We Are? provides an invaluable resource for anyone undertaking this form of practitioner research.
Category: Education

Alaska History

Author : Marvin W. Falk
ISBN : 0313282242
Genre : History
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A comprehensive guide to the significant publications on Alaska History.
Category: History

The Sunday School Teacher

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ISBN : OXFORD:555007096
Genre : Sunday school teachers
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Category: Sunday school teachers

Books In Print

Author : Bowker Editorial Staff
ISBN : 0835235033
Genre :
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Scholastic S The Magic School Bus In The Arctic

Author : Joanna Cole
ISBN : 0590187244
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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The Magic School Bus visits the Arctic to learn why people, animals, and things lose and preserve heat.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Cumulative Book Index

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ISBN : UOM:39015058373781
Genre : American literature
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A world list of books in the English language.
Category: American literature

Arctic Homestead

Author : Norma Cobb
ISBN : 1429972203
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In 1973, Norma Cobb, her husband Lester and the their five children, the oldest of whom was nine years old and the youngest, twins, barely one, pulled up stakes in the lower 48 and headed north to Alaska to follow a pioneer dream of claiming land under the Homestead Act. The only land available lay north of Fairbanks near the Arctic Circle where grizzlies outnumbered humans twenty to one. In addition to fierce winters and predatory animals, the Alaskan frontier drew the more unsavory elements of society's fringes. From the beginning, the Cobbs found themselves pitted in a life or death feud with unscrupulous neighbors who would rob from new settlers, attempt to burn them out, shoot them and jump their claim. The Cobbs were chechakos, tenderfeet, in a lost land that consumed even toughened settlers. Everything, including their "civilized" past, conspired to defeat them. They constructed a cabin--and first snow collapsed the roof. They built too near the creek and spring breakup threatened to flood them out. Bears prowled the nearby woods, stalking the children and Lester Cobb would leave for months at a time in search of work. But through it all, they survived on the strength of Norma Cobb--a woman whose love for her family knew no bounds and whose courage in the face of mortal danger is an inspiration to us all. Arctic Homestead is her story.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Sabotage In The Arctic

Author : Stewart B. Nelson
ISBN : 9781465332097
Genre : Science
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The story of Australian-born Sir Hubert Wilkins and the Nautilus is usually a brief footnote, if mentioned at all, of Arctic exploration history. However, it is a tale of daring enterprise and of men captivated by the pursuit of noble deeds. Having leased and extensively modified a decommissioned vintage World War I U.S. Navy submarine, the Wilkins-Ellsworth Trans Arctic Submarine Expedition of 1931 was marked by controversy from its inception. Many considered it a huge publicity stunt, especially the planned rendezvous at the North Pole with the German airship Graf Zeppelin. The Nautilus did make it into the Arctic but suspected sabotage ended Sir Huberts quest to be the first to use a submarine to cross the Arctic Ocean by way of the North Pole. An oceanographer, historian and author, Dr. Nelson is a Fellow of the Marine Technology Society, a member of the Explorers Club and the former president of the American Oceanic Organization.
Category: Science

Pnla Quarterly

Author : Pacific Northwest Library Association
ISBN : UOM:39015082971980
Genre : Libraries
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Rural Women Teachers In The United States

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ISBN : 0810831562
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Provides a starting point for further research on the lives and duties of rural women teachers. It collects in a single bibliography a wide variety of material on rural women teachers from Colonial America to the 1940s including archival material, letters, diaries, journals, fiction, and dissertations.
Category: Biography & Autobiography