ERIC Number: EJ460335
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Why Is This Teacher Smiling? Portrayals of Teachers in Picture Books for Young Children.
Trousdale, Ann M.
Feminist Teacher, v6 n3 p25-31 Spr 1992
Presents results of an examination of the portrayal of teachers in picture books. Reports that most teachers are represented as female, often nameless, and almost always smiling. Expresses concern over some stereotypes found. Suggests that more attention should be paid to these books because of the power of literature to shape readers' perceptions of reality. (DK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A