Wednesday, January 11, 2017

The History of American Education

Today, we will begin our study of The History of American Education.  We will be using the following resources:


  • Quizlet
  • Colonial Education
  • The following video which tells of life as a child during colonial times:

Video Link  - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gVxad8R4Nig


Your assignment today is to read the article at the above link and create a Quizlet for the following terms - Bible, Primer, Hornbook, Plantation, Dame School, Governess, Deluder Satan Act, Middle Colonies, 1600 - 1776, Benjamin Franklin.

In you quizlet, create note cards for all of these terms as they relate to colonial education.  If any terms are not included in the reading, use google to research them.

View video as a class and discuss as needed.  Complete a video review form (handed out in class).  Turn in for points.

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