American Children Through Their Books, 1700-1835

  title={American Children Through Their Books, 1700-1835},
  author={Monica Kiefer},
Holy Children are Happy Children: Jonathan Edwards and Puritan Childhood
The eighteenth century is often considered the most important era in the history of childhood. Old Puritan conceptions of original sin and physical punishment gave way to Enlightenment concepts of
Factors Strengthening School Geography's Curricular Position in the Nineteenth Century
The purpose of this study was to analyze the evolution of geography in the United States’ K–12 education system throughout the Nineteenth Century to understand the causes of variations, shifts in
The Shaping of a Virtuous Citizenry: Educational Reform in Massachusetts, 1830–1860
In his “Ninth Annual Report to the Massachusetts Board of Education” (1846), the Secretary of the Board, Horace Mann, discussed the teaching of moral and civic virtues inside the classrooms of
The voice of the child in American literature
thinking that comprise the interpretive function. Interpretive speech requires sophisticated thought patterns and mature intellectual powers, so it is odd Regan's demonic language has so little of
A History of the American Reading Textbook
  • R. Venezky
  • Education
    The Elementary School Journal
  • 1987
The modern basal reading series has evolved over more than 300 years, beginning with the single-sheet hornbook and the New England Primer. Although the typical modern series dwarfs its earliest
Chapter 4: Steps Toward a Modern History of American Reading Instruction
The history of American reading instruction is an important but generally neglected area of curriculum history. According to annual surveys of reading publications published by the International