Education Timeline

Education Timeline - Jim Ed Baugh Ed 4321 Education...

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Jim Ed Baugh Ed 4321 Education Timeline 1600 – Dame Schools introduced; “Dames”, or well-respected women with an interest in education, became the community’s teacher in reading, writing, and computation. 1635 – First Latin Grammar School established by the Puritans in Boston, “prep” school for boys, similar to classical schools of Europe 1636 – Fist Higher Institute 1647 – Massachusetts Law of 1647, more commonly known as the Old Deluder Satan Law. Mostly schools to teach scripture readings. 1690 – New England Primer published; the first real textbook containing 50 – 100 pages of alphabet, words and small verses accompanied by woodcut illustrations 1740 – First law prohibiting education of slaves passed in South Carolina 1749 – Benjamin Franklin penned Proposals Relating to the Youth of Pennsylvania, suggesting a new kind of secondary school to replace the Latin grammar school 1762 – Jean-Jacques Rousseau described his educational philosophy by telling the story of young Emile’s education, from infancy to childhood. 1785 – Land Ordinance Act passed’ required towns to reserve land for educational purposes. 1814 – Emma Hart Willard opens the Middlebury Female Seminary, which offered a college-level education. 1819 – Willard puts forth her view on opening higher education to women in a pamphlet
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