The History of Education Timeline - PowerPoint

					  The History of
Education Timeline
    By: Patrick Lawler
National Period
Noah Webster
Created the most widely used book in America, spelling book,
Blue Backeg Speller
Created the American dictionary to create a sense of nationalism

Progressive Era
Horace Mann (1796-1859)
Increased length of school year to six months
More funding for student salaries
Books and school construction
Horace Mann (1796-1859)
Increased length of school year to six months
More funding for student salaries
Books and school construction
John Joseph Hughes (1787-1864)
In 1840s he demanded money for religious schools
No religion involved in public schools
Religious vs. secular
Catherine Beecher (1800-1878)
Began schools for women
Applied the use of vocational skills
Challenged physically and mentally
Catherine Beecher (1800-1878)
Began schools for women
Applied the use of vocational skills
Challenged physically and mentally
Booker T. Washington (1856-1915)
Vocational education for African Americans to increase their
self-reliance
1865- Civil War ended and slavery was abolished
John Dewey (1859-1952)
Schools present growth in schools
Secondary schools and elementary schools are repressive
 Learn from other personal experiences

Modern Era
Elwood Coberly (1868-1941)
Science of school management 1868-1941
Industrial management to schools
Modern Era
Elwood Coberly (1868-1941)
Science of school management 1868-1941
Industrial management to schools

Maria Montessori (1879-1952)
Learning through experience
Teachers watch the students (constructivist)
Quisanar blocks

Al Shaker (1928-1997)
President of the united federation of teachers
Social promotions rewarded no incentive
Labor Organizer for the teachers guild
Al Shaker (1928-1997)
President of the united federation of teachers
Social promotions rewarded no incentive
Labor Organizer for the teachers guild

Linda Brown Thompson (1943- )
Brought down segregation of schools
“Separate, but not equal” Brown Vs Board of Ed.

Jose Angel Gutierrez (1944- )
60-70’s equal treatment of chicano students.
Hiring of Spanish speaking teachers
Mexican American Youth organization to help young Mexicans

Deborah Meyer
Help revise public schools
Active learning and parents active part
90% graduation rate
Deborah Meyer
Help revise public schools
Active learning and parents active part
90% graduation rate

E.D. Hirsch (1928- )
Founder the core of knowledge foundations
Taught what to think no how to think
Fact base approach of education
Book “Cultural Literacy What Every American Needs to Know”

				
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