History of American Education Checkpoint

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History of American Education Checkpoint The three major periods in American History were, The Colonial Period (1607-1775), The Early National Period (1775–1820), and The Common School Movement (1820–1865). All three of these periods came with two eras that have gone down in educational history. Both era’s included, The Progressive Era, and The Modern Era: Schools as Instruments for National Purpose and Social Change. One major event that happened in the Colonial Period that has shaped the way teaching is done today was the 1642 Massachusetts Bay Colony requires proper teaching for students. In 1642, The Mass Bay Colony ruled that children who are not taught properly would be apprentice to the town. In The Early National Period in 1781 Publication of Kant’s “Critique of Pure Reason” was about Immanuel Kant reflecting the classical idealism in his
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Unformatted text preview: definition of knowledge. In the Common School Movement, The first teacher-training college happened in the U. S. This allowed students to review subjects studied in elementary school, high school, and subjects such as teaching. In the Progressive Era, From 1890 to 1920, the American educational system experienced dramatic growth (U.S. Department of Education, 1982). The school-age population increased 49 percent, and school enrollments, fueled by accessibility and compulsory atten- dance laws, increased 70 percent. The number of teachers grew by 80 percent. Last but not least the Modern Era. The Modern Era in education began at about the end of World War II and continues to the present. It is characterized by an increased emphasis on education, which is now viewed as the key to both individual success and the progress of the nation....
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This note was uploaded on 08/09/2010 for the course AED aed102 taught by Professor Schulden during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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