Wise, Jessie (Mae Tench) 1937-
WISE, Jessie (Mae Tench) 1937-
Born December 10, 1937, in Charles City, VA; daughter of Robert Henry (a farmer) and Lucille (a homemaker; maiden name, Binns) Tench; married James L. Wise (a physician), February 17, 1959; children: Robert, Susan Wise Bauer, Deborah. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: Carson-Newman College, B.A. (magna cum laude), 1959.
Agent—Richard Henshaw, Richard Henshaw Group, 127 West 24th St., 4th Floor, New York, NY 10011.
Schoolteacher and private tutor; educational speaker and consultant.
(With Susan Wise Bauer) The Well-trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home, W. W. Norton and Co. (New York, NY), 1999.
First Language Lessons for the Well-trained Mind, Peace Hill Press, 2002.
If I Could Do It over Again, Peace Hill Press, 2003.
Contributor to Virginia Home Educator.
WORK IN PROGRESS:
Next Language Lessons, a grammar book for grades three and four.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Choice, January, 2000, G. E. Pawlas, review of The Well-trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home, p. 987.
Christian Parenting Today, July, 2001, Diane Schrader, review of The Well-trained Mind, p. 53.
Journal of Law and Religion, summer, 2001, Mary McConnell, review of The Well-trained Mind, pp. 471-477.
Library Journal, July, 1999, Terry A. Christner, review of The Well-trained Mind, p. 109.
Publishers Weekly, July 12, 1999, review of The Well-trained Mind, p. 89.