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Bell Ringer: Horace Mann and Early Public Education

Horace Mann and Early Public Education

Author Nikhal Goyal discussed Horace Mann's role in developing the American public education system in the early 1800s.

Description

Author Nikhal Goyal discussed Horace Mann's role in developing the American public education system in the 1800s.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • Who was Horace Mann?
  • What was the purpose of schooling in Prussia?
  • What factors led to the push for compulsory education in the United States?
  • According to Mr. Goyal, what were the purposes of American schooling?
  • What is meant by correspondence theory? How did this relate to early public education in the United States?
  • How did the purpose of public schooling in the 1800s compare to the purpose of public schooling today?

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Child Labor
    • Compulsory Schooling
    • Correspondence Theory
    • Horace Mann
    • Industrial Revolution
    • Prussia

    Topics

    EducationU.S. History

    Grades

    Middle SchoolHigh SchoolUniversity