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Lou LaBrant: A Woman’s Life, A Teacher’s Life
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Authors: Thomas, Paul 
Book Description:
Everyone has encountered good teachers, bad teachers and flocks of mediocre teachers. Some of those we evaluate as not so good might have been much better had we been more receptive or devoted more attention to what they were saying. In spite of the large number of good teachers (so perceived by us or not), there are a few who rise above the crowd so far that they might be referred to as super teachers. Lou LaBrant was one of those few. This moving biography traces the extraordinary life of 102 years of Lou LaBrant the personification of a super-teacher. Her life is significant in the context of American education.

Table of Contents:
Introduction; PART I: Beginnings: Chapter 1: Growing Toward A Life of Language; Chapter 2: Traveling Over Slow Roads; Chapter 3: The Emerging English Education Advocate; PART II: Experimentation and Teacher Education: Chapter 4: Experimentalism and Teacher Education-The University School of Ohio State & The Guinea Pigs; Chapter 5: Turning Toward Teacher Education and Language Advocacy - New York University and Visiting Professorships; PART III: Retirement and Minority Education: Chapter 6: Working Through Retirement – Moving to African American Education & Leading NCTE; Chapter 7: Heading South to New Orleans – The PreFreshman Program and Dillard University; PART IV: Long Flame, Fading Flame: Chapter 8: Traveling Abroad, Returning to Kansas – Outliving All That She Had Lived For; Chapter 9: The Paradoxes of Lou LaBrant- Choreographer of the Child’s Mind; Appendix A: Chronology of Lou LaBrant’s Life; Appendix B: Looking for LaBrant – Her Life, My Life; References

   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2001
   ISBN: 1-56072-962-7
  
  
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