History of Education Timeline

Timeline created by kaitlynheimes
In History
  • First Deaf School Opened

    First Deaf School Opened
    This was originally know as the Connecticut Asylum for the Education of Deaf and Dumb Persons and was opened in 1817. There was originally 7 students that attended. This had such a large impact on education because it proved that other schools can provide special education to people that needed it. Showed hope and opportunity.
  • First Public High School Opened

    This school is located in Boston and was created to educate working schoolboys and prepare them for trades and business rather than college. This was a very important event in education because it provide children with schooling and prepared them for the working environment they were about to encounter. This provided a glimpse of ideas for the future.
    [Link text] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_English_High_School#:~:text=The%20English%20High%20School%20of,its%20first%20relocation%20in%201824.
  • Plessy v. Ferguson

    This was a supreme court ruling that blacks and whites being separate was constitutional as long as they were "equal". This created lots of controversy and issues in schools, education, and between students. [Link text] https://www.history.com/topics/black-history/plessy-v-ferguson
  • Measurement Movement

    Measurement Movement
    English psychologist, Alfred Binet, introduced the test of general mental ability. You may ultimately know this as IQ. This was helpful in education because individuals could test their IQ and develop courses and take classes that matched this test score.
  • Civil Rights Movement

    This was a movement whose main effort was to create an equal opportunity of education for children of all color, race, and background. This was important in education because it showed that all children have an equal opportunity and provides them with hope of this. [Link text] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=URxwe6LPvkM
  • Brown v. Board of Education

    Brown v. Board of Education
    This was a case that reversed Plessy v. Ferguson. They stated that separate in fact was not equal. This case didn't fully desegregate schools but rather placed the idea of racial equality in everyones head. This was very important in education because it provided schools with a boarder line of what was right and what was wrong.
  • Elementary and Secondary Education Act

    This was also known as the ESEA. This was basically a major commitment by the federal government to provide resources to children that need it more than others. Such as special ed. This was important in education because it proved that providing special resources resulted in better academic turnouts in students. [Link text]https://blog.ed.gov/2015/04/what-is-esea/#:~:text=Johnson%20signed%20the%20Elementary%20and,in%20educating%20our%20young%20people.
  • Google was founded

    The internet source, Google, was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin. This is a worldwide network that allows teachers, students, and many others to access information quicker than ever before. This benefits education because of its unlimited possibilities. Information and knowledge is right at a child's fingertips and may even be exciting to them because of Google. [Link text] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Quk88piD8PM
  • No child left behind Act

    No child left behind Act
    This was created to set new test standards and keep track of schools that were improving or not. It help schools accountable for how children learned. It then penalized them if their school and students weren't improving or meeting certain standards. This helped many students that were at a disadvantage with their at home life. [Link text] https://www.understood.org/en/school-learning/your-childs-rights/basics-about-childs-rights/no-child-left-behind-nclb-what-you-need-to-know
  • Covid 19 Pandemic

    Covid 19 Pandemic
    Covid 19 is a virus that (as we know) has swept over the nation. This virus has caused unemployment, death, missed opportunities, major set backs in education, and many more. The Coronavirus has caused many schools to teach their curriculum to children online. This has already put a major set back on education and the learning development in children in America. [Link text] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yhX8C0aGHvQ