Ever wonder what it was like to attend a one room school, to be in the same classroom as your older brother or younger sister, or to have your teacher live with your family for part of the school year? In One Room Schools you'll learn about the lives of students in a Wisconsin country school back when there was one teacher and eight grades in one schoolroom. A schoolteacher herself, author Susan Apps-Bodilly shares the photographs and memories of former students and teachers who attended and taught in one room schools. Inside, you'll find out, what subjects students learned at one room schools, what these farm children did to help the teacher at school, including sweeping cobwebs out of the outhouse, how to play recess games like Fox and Geese and Anti-I-Over, why one room schools closed, the locations of 10 one room school sites you can visit today, One Room Schools will take you back in time to a place where students of different ages could learn from each other in one classroom. Book jacket.
One Room Schools
Wisconsin Historical Society
Stories from the Days of 1 Room, 1 Teacher, 8 Grades
Education & Reference