A second home Missouri's early schools /

"History of early schools in Missouri, including accounts of teaching materials and methods and schoolday activities. Describes schools in frontier settlements such as Ste. Genevieve. Discusses the beginnings of public education in the 1850s and the contributions of John Berry Meachum, James Mi...

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Main Author: Thomas, Sue, 1932-
Format: eBook
Published: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c2006.
Series:Missouri heritage readers.
Online Access:Subscribed ebook (available only in University campus-wide network);click to view
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : children on the frontier
  • The first schools in upper Louisiana
  • The Missouri Territory
  • A new state
  • The rural schoolhouse
  • The rural schoolteacher
  • The scholars' day
  • Tools of learning
  • The slow progress of common schools
  • Rebuilding Missouri's school system "without regard to color"
  • A gathering place.