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Gwaltney, Thomas M. – Childhood Education, 2002
The second article in a series of three written about teaching strategies in primary schools in England and America, this article reviews strategies used in American one-room rural schoolhouses from the late 1800s to the 1940s. Examines historical perspective, curriculum, school life, punishment, special events, and games. (SD)
Descriptors: Curriculum, Educational Environment, Educational History, Educational Practices
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Almy, Millie – Childhood Education, 1990
Retired teacher Roma Gans is described in terms of her early life and education, early teaching experience, teaching experience at Teachers College, publishing experience, citizenship, and retirement. (DG)
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational History, Higher Education, Leadership
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Childhood Education, 1990
The Association for Childhood Education International is an organization of professional educators, parents, and other adults interested in promoting good educational practices for children from infancy to early adolescence. ACEI maintains an archival deposit that includes children's books, personal papers, photographs, artifacts, and memorabilia…
Descriptors: Archives, Children, Early Childhood Education, Educational History
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Meyer, Alberta L. – Childhood Education, 1985
Traces the personal and professional lives of two sisters, Edna Dean Baker and Clara Belle Baker, who were influential in the direction of childhood education in the U.S. Particularly highlights their early years, education, careers, and accomplishments in the educational field and publications, professional contributions, and honors. (DST)
Descriptors: Biographies, Careers, Early Childhood Education, Educational Background
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Wortham, Sue C. – Childhood Education, 1985
Traces development of the Association for Childhood Education International from its founding in 1892 to the present, emphasizing historical events, social trends, and educational philosophies which have influenced its organizational endeavors. Examines current social problems and their influences on the educational and administrative direction of…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Philosophy
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Harris, Nini – Childhood Education, 1983
Briefly reviews the history of the first kindergarten system in the United States on the occasion of the transformation of the Des Peres School in St. Louis, Missouri, into a museum and library. The transformed facility contains a restored kindergarten classroom, the Susan E. Blow museum, local historical and educational archives, and meeting…
Descriptors: Educational History, Historic Sites, Kindergarten, Library Facilities
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Bock, Daniel R. – Childhood Education, 1979
An account of the collaboration among Geoffrey Pyke, Susan and Nathan Isaacs, and Evelyn Lawrence in their association with the innovative Malting House School of Cambridge, England. (SS)
Descriptors: Educational History, Elementary Education, Essays, Foreign Countries