Roxanna L. Parker
Carol Roberts discusses her experiences teaching on a one-room schoolhouse in Yaak, Montana. She describes a typical day of teaching, including lesson plans and using the school’s woodstove for heating, and details how school programs were funded. Roberts also discusses the children she taught, the effects that a small classroom may have had on their education, and the challenges and rewards of teaching in a rural area.
Northwest Montana; Rural schoolhouse; Rural education; Daily life; School teachers, Montana; One-room schools; Education, Montana
Educators in Montana Oral History Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (12 p.: 28 cm.)
Roberts, Carol L., "Carol L. Roberts Interview, November 1994" (1994). Educators in Montana Oral History Collection. 1.