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One-room schools of the Middle West an illustrated history by Wayne Edison Fuller

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Published by University Press of Kansas in Lawrence, Kan .
Written in English



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  • Rural schools -- Middle West -- History.,
  • Rural schools -- Middle West -- History -- Pictorial works.

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementWayne E. Fuller.
LC ClassificationsLB1567 .F85 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 139 p. :
Number of Pages139
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1091512M
ISBN 100700606378
LC Control Number94015799

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Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for One-Room Schools of the Middle West: An Illustrated History at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5(2). Get this from a library! One-room schools of the Middle West: an illustrated history. [Wayne E Fuller] -- "The Midwest's one-room schools were, Fuller observes, the most democratic in the nation. Located in small, independent school districts, these . One-room schools were commonplace throughout rural portions of various countries, including Prussia, Norway, Sweden, the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and most rural and small town schools, all of the students met in a single room. There, a single teacher taught academic basics to several grade levels of . One-room schools of the Middle West: an illustrated history. [Wayne Edison Fuller] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ;.

  MAP: The book lists 67 one-room schools open in The map includes those, with schools since closed marked in magenta. Enrollment is based on the state figures for the school : Kristen Inbody. The book describes the origins and operation of one-room schools, the rise of professional educators, and the long-standing conflict between educators and farmers over the adequacy of schools. Factors are identified that contributed to the demise of small independent school districts controlled by farmers and the creation of township districts Cited by: One-room Schools of the Middle West An Illustrated History (Book): Fuller, Wayne E.: This history chronicles the heyday of the one-room school and its influence on American education from the pioneer era through consolidation after World War II. Located in small, independent school districts, they were sustained with the barest of resources by civic-minded farmers. 7 Wayne E. Fuller, One-Room Schools of the Middle West: An Illustrated History (Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, ), 8 Sheridan Jones, Common Schools of Dakota (Olivet, DT: George W. William Printer, ), File Size: KB.

One Room School. by Gwenyth Swain Elementary school through middle school What’s so special about one-room schools? They were (and in rare cases still are) places where children of various ages learned together. The style of learning was unique, and so was the teaching. As a former student attests in the article “Rural School Consolidation in Mille Lacs County” in Minnesota History magazine, . Technical Insert No. May-June McCormick, Virginia E. Educational Architecture in Ohio: From One-Room Schools and Libraries to Community Education Villages; Children's Stories. Bial, Raymond. One-room School. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Charyk John C. Syrup Pails and Gophertails [sound recording]: memories of a one-room school. However western education and the did survive and was often seen in the form of the one room school house. Please click on any of the links below to get an idea of what school life was like in the old west: 1. FRONTIER SCHOOLS - HOURS, SEASONS AND WEATHER. 2. THE ONE ROOM SCHOOLHOUSE BUILDING. 3. TEACHING AS A PROFESSION ON THE .