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Not Another Apple for the Teacher: Hundreds of Fascinating Facts from the World of Education
Did you know that Mussolini was a school teacher before he was a dictator? So was Margaret Hamilton - the actress who portrayed the wicked witch of the west! Here are over 500 amazing, little-known facts you will never learn in school.
Paperback, 245 pages
Published December 10th 2002 by Conari Press
(first published November 1st 2002)
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I found this in a used book booth at a farmer's market. The title grabbed my eye and at $2, how could I resist? It's an enjoyable read and I now use it as a reference book and "thought starter" from time to time when I'm writing. The book is an interesting assemblage of trivia, facts, quotes, and short stories-all to some extent connected to education and teaching. As the title suggests, there are several pages dedicated to the fact that teachers receive a lot of "apple themed" gifts. "The avera ...more