The Progressive Era | Overview

Janak, Edward 2019.  The Cultural and Social Foundations of Education. Chapter 4: Education in the Progressive Period (ca. 1890s–1920s). Switzerland: Palgrave Pivot. pp. 43-63.

Infographic: Reform Movements of the Progressive Era


Relating stakeholders from the Progressive Era with current organizations and initiatives.

Administrative progressives who sought to consolidate power at the local level | James Jackson Storrow


Teachers who sought to improve their work environment and a seat at the political table | Margarette Haley, Ella Flagg Young, Cora Bigelow


Child-centered curriculum reformers | John Dewey


Advocates of testing measurement | Lewis Terman


Political reformers who wanted to collaborate with teachers to build a better world | George Counts


Democracy and Education

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Right now, the question is Democracy. There are those who believe that:


Discussion: Teachers’ Unions, what do you think? write it down, crumple it up, throw it into the middle….


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