History of American Education

History of American Education - The Colonial Period...

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The Colonial Period (1607-1775) 1642- Massachusetts Bay Colony Law requires proper teaching of children. The Early National Period (1775–1820) 1779- Jefferson proposes establishment of common schools. The Common School Movement (1820–1865) 1835- Herbart writes “Outlines of Educational Doctrine.” The Progressive Era 1907- Maria Montessori The Modern Era 1965- The National Academy of Education (NAE) was founded. In 1642 Massachusetts Bay Colony Law requires proper teaching of children. Granted this truly is “The Big Bang” theory for the school system. It is just funny that education was used as a tool to fight off Satan’s trickery. I guess you could say that the cliché idle hands make for trouble holds true even back then. This also would allow for people to learn a skill set they could use for their lives and income. By giving the apprenticeship, it was the first version of a Vo-Tech school that we know and use today. In 1779 President Jefferson proposes a establishment of common schools, which were tax-supported established in
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