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Thody, Angela M. – History of Education, 1994
Utilizing primary sources, the article reconstructs the typical day of a 19th-century English headteacher. The headteacher's myriad duties included classroom management, school administration, and building maintenance. Concludes with a comparison between 19th-century education management and current practices. (MJP)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Educational History, Educational Research, Elementary Education
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Bacchus, M. K. – History of Education, 1990
Discusses the educational system of the West Indies prior to emancipation. Analyzes the contradictions between the needs of the capitalist mode of agriculture and the education of slaves. Traces the changing attitudes of planters to slave education. Examines teaching methods, curriculum, and teacher education. Includes the role of missionaries and…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Black Education, Black History, Capitalism