From the Publisher
"A Wonderful, Gentle Teacher" gives the reader a glimpse of rural life on a family farm in Northeastern Wisconsin in the early 1920's and 1930's. See life in rural Northeastern Wisconsin through the eyes of a young child, adolescent, young man, coach, experienced teacher, father and retired educator's eyes. Read about the physical setup, classroom environment, instructional techniques and responsibilities of the old "grade one through eight", one-room schools of the 1930's and 1940's. Learn what was required and expected of an upper-midwest prospective teacher as he prepared for and pursued a career as an educator in mid-20th century America.