Oral Histories

Interview of Diana Anderson

Physical education supervisor at the UCLA University Elementary School (UES).
Subtitle:
Teaching Physical Education at the University Elementary School
Topic:
UCLA and University of California History
UCLA University Elementary School
Interviewer:
Marston, Barbara
Interviewee:
Anderson, Diana
Supporting Documents:
Records relating to the interview are located in the office of the UCLA Library's Center for Oral History Research.
Language:
English
Copyright:
Regents of the University of California, UCLA Library.
Abstract:
Summary of Anderson's life; moving around when young; education and employment; begins working at UCLA; hockey camps; physical education classes at UCLA; receives master's degree from University of Southern California; teaching at the University Elementary School (UES); activity program at UES; method of teaching dance; physical education at UES; outdoor education program; health care at UES; Corinne Seeds's philosophy of teaching; Anderson studies at Teachers College, Columbia University; teachers and administration at UES; waiting list and diversity of applicants at UES; Corinne Seeds; activities in Education 330; UES moves from Warner Avenue to Sunset Boulevard; UES students study Mexico; Seeds's approach to teaching; relationship between UES and the Graduate School of Education; the Family School Alliance and the controversy over Seeds's unit on Russia; Phillip Lambert; principals after Seeds; superior teaching at UES; Seeds's illness and death; activities since retirement.