His parent had 9 children, he was the first born. His father was an ecclesiastic and an industrial worker, and was the origin of all of James Baldwin's horror. His mother's name was Berdis and she was a homemaker. James first beginning writing around age of 14 as a way of searching the love which he was lacking from his family. At this time Baldwin went to DeWitt Clinton High School and also Frederick Douglass Junior High School.
Gregor Mendel was a scientist and an Augustinian friar and monk working in St. Thomas’ abbey in Brno, Moravia. He grew up on a farm in the Silesian part of the Austrian Empire with his parents, Anton and Rosine Mendel, and had one older sister, Veronika, and a younger one, Theresia. Gregor worked as a beekeeper during his childhood, and then attended gymnasium as a young man. He studied practical and theoretical philosophy and physics at the Philosophical Institute of the University of Olomouc, missing a whole year of studies because of illness. He became a friar after completing part of his studies, in order to obtain a free education.
One of which was the unbearable learning curve of playing an instrument. The early years of our orchestra performances of “music” was relatively similar to a swarm of bees and I was surprised that our audience could sit through our torture, but Maestro Johnson did not yield to the challenge that was in front of him. He did not give into our lifeless prowess; instead, he helped give life to what I can call music to my ears. Day in and day out, he would continue to stand at the heart of our orchestra, as our conductor and as our mentor, and ensured that every time we laid foot into his class, we improved both in musical talent and in self-identity. Maestro Johnson allowed the weight of the orchestra to rest on his shoulders as he carried us to greater heights, making leaps and bounds to the peak of success.
Clara Barton was born on December 25, 1921 in Massachusetts. She quickly realized her affinity for helping people when she began caring for her brother, David, after he was injured in an accident. Barton received most of her education by working as a bookkeeper and a clerk for her older brother. She started teaching at the age of fifteen, after taking the advice of a doctor who recommended she begin teaching to overcome her shyness, even though at that time it was more common for men to be teachers. She eventually opened up her own free public school in Bordentown, New Jersey in 1953, although she was later replaced by a man.
Pedrito Goloran is my older brother. He is 73 years old and single. When he was young, he stayed with our two old- maid aunts, who worked as teachers back then. If people noticed, my brother is particular about cleanliness and organizing. It’s because our aunts taught him to do countless household chores since he was small.
In 1810, three year old Henry attended his first school, a private school, alongside his older brother, Stephen Longfellow. At this school, Henry and his older brother meet the stern, autocratic teacher, Ma'am Fellows. Some time passes and Henry and his brother transfer to a public school. They continued to move from school to school before settling down at Portland Academy, where they remained before enrolling in college. At thirteen, Henry passed the Bowdoin College entrance exam, but he didn't attend the college till he was fourteen because, his parents decided it would be best for him to complete his education at Portland Academy.
Leonardo Leonardo DA Vinci is considered by some as the most intelligent man that has ever lived. His ideas are still studied and used today. Leonardo was born on April 15, 1452 in a farmhouse nestled in the hills of Tuscany outside the village of Anchiano, which is present day Italy. His father was Sir Piero and his mother was a young peasant woman by the name of Caterina. Leonardo was born out of wedlock and had family problems in his youth years.
Henry David Thoreau and Transcendentalism Henry David Thoreau was a very prominent Transcendentalist that lived in the mid 1800s. He was introduced to transcendentalism by Ralph Waldo Emerson when they became friends. He was also an abolitionist and very individualistic. He was a schoolteacher for a while and then decided that he wanted to get more in tune with himself. He began to do many odd jobs to pay for his expenses.
Speaker: The speaker of the article is Marc Sternberg, a former principal and the current director for the K-12 education for the Walter Family Foundation. He is a credible source because he has worked in the education system before and has turned a school with a 34% graduation rate to an 86% graduation rate due to him hiring exceptional teachers. Occasion: Marc Sternberg is addressing this topic because of the mayor’s recent decision to employ bad teachers. This is revealed in the beginning of the article. He is frustrated because he is a former principal and knows the effect of an exceptional teacher on the students.
(Oskar Schindler: The Nazi-Turned Hero Elise Tate) Oskar Schindler was born and raised in a German household. He was the oldest of two children. He attended German language school, and his entire family were lifelong members of the German Catholic Community. (http://www.biography.com/people/oskar-schindler) Oskar Schindler worked for his father, who owned a farm machinery plant. Due to the Depression in the in the 1930’s, his father’s business failed and Oskar Schindler pursued other interest.
Dwight D. Eisenhower was born on October 14, 1890, in Denison, Texas. His parents, David Jacob Eisenhower and Ida Stover Eisenhower. Dwight was the third of his parents seven sons; he had two older brothers, Arthur and Edgar, and three younger ones, Roy, Earl, and Milton. They all lived in a tiny house in Denison, Texas while his dad was cleaning train engines. Dwight was just a year and half old when his family moved backed to Abilene, Kansas, for his farther David could take a better job.