My Noble Profession

Memoir of a Life-Long Science Teacher

by Pauline Hurtt

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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 1/16/2019

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 70
ISBN : 9781982219772
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 70
ISBN : 9781982219833

About the Book

Do you ever wonder what it is like to be a science teacher with all the ins and outs of being efficient, organized, and passionate? Follow the career of one woman from her first-year teaching until she retired. You will find eighteen vignettes of students she taught. You will find these stories fascinating, rewarding, and inspiring. The author also addresses sundry education issues, such as brain development, dress codes, uniforms, and Power Point presentations. This treatise is a refreshing look at education through the eyes of a teacher who has been there.

About the Author

Pauline is an active science educator. She received a BS in Science Education, and an MS in Elementary Science Education. She also completed PhD studies in Secondary Science Education. She is a published author and was the editor of four medical websites. In addition to teaching for 50+ years, Pauline conducted seminars and workshops for elementary school teachers explaining the science behind elementary science activities. Her experiences cover the gamut of Kindergarten to College. Since retiring, she remains active while performing Planetarium shows with a SkyLab. She also visits elementary classrooms to guide in the performance of science activities. She resides in the SE corner of North Carolina near Wilmington with her dog, Lucas, and her cat, Benji.