Education, 1900-1909

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Editor: Cynthia Rose
Date: 2004
American Decades Primary Sources
From: American Decades Primary Sources(Vol. 1: 1900-1909. )
Publisher: Gale
Document Type: Topic overview
Pages: 1
Content Level: (Level 3)
Lexile Measure: 970L

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Entries are arranged in chronological order by date of primary source. For entries with one primary source, the entry title is the same as the primary source title. Entries with more than one primary source have an overall entry title, followed by the titles of the primary sources.


Important Events in Education, 1900–1909 … 136


"The Forgotten Man"

Walter H. Page, June 1897… 139

"The Little Schoolboy"

William Holmes McGuffey, 1901 … 141

"The Ideal School as Based on Child Study"

G. Stanley Hall, 1901 … 143

"The Child and the Curriculum"

John Dewey, 1902… 148

The Elective System in Higher Education … 152

"The Elective System at Harvard"
Charles S. Moore, June 1903

"Report of the Committee on Improving
Instruction in Harvard College"
Harvard College Faculty of Arts and
Sciences Committee, June 1904

"Industrial Education for the Negro"

Booker T. Washington, September 1903 … 157

"The True Character of the New York Public Schools"

Adele Marie Shaw, December 1903 … 161

Charter and By-Laws

General Education Board, 1903 … 165

"The Talented Tenth"

W.E.B. Du Bois, 1903 … 168


Clarence S. Darrow, 1904 … 172

Letter of Gift to the Trustees of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

Andrew Carnegie, April 16, 1905 … 176

"The Certification of Teachers"

Ellwood P. Cubberley, 1906… 178

"The Public School and the Immigrant Child"

Jane Addams, 1908 … 181

Stubborn Fool: A Narrative

Estelle Aubrey Brown, 1952… 185

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Gale Document Number: GALE|CX3490200046