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Zahner, Mary – American Educational History Journal, 2016
The nineteenth century educational experiment by Amos Bronson Alcott and Elizabeth Palmer Peabody at the Temple School in Boston from 1834-1836 was generally considered a failure. Nevertheless, a narrow window of the experiment planted the seed for future interest in early childhood education by means of Peabody's (1836) "Record of a School:…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Early Childhood Education, Publications, Teaching Methods
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Burlbaw, Lynn Matthew – American Educational History Journal, 2009
This paper begins with an overview of the location and types of nursery schools reported to be operating in Texas between 1934 and 1943. The author reports on the results of the analysis of the photographs used in this study. The analysis is supported and contextualized by the use of references from federal documents and other publications…
Descriptors: Nursery Schools, Child Development, Child Health, Low Income Groups