Michael Day

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United States - Connecticut - Barkhamsted
Michael Day
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"Books and other materials relating to the traditional one room schoolhouse".
 
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By Michael Day
The image of the hickory stick as basic to one room schoolhouse education has become a part of the popular culture. When people visualize the one room schoolhouse, the school-marm with a stick in her hand is often part of that image. When youngsters
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Professional Development
Grades:
Higher Education, Staff
Types:
Research, Other, EBooks
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By Michael Day
Thomson’s First Lessons - 1864 activity provides an opportunity for today’s students to sample the kinds of arithmetic problems that would have been presented to students at the time of the Civil War. This would be an appropriate activity for a
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Arithmetic, U.S. History, Word Problems
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Not Grade Specific
Types:
Fun Stuff, Handouts
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By Michael Day
BOARDING ROUNDFor much of the 19th century, most school teachers were short-term itinerant workers who moved from one district to the next with the changing academic seasons. Room and board was routinely offered as part of the teacher's
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U.S. History, Education, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
Higher Education, Staff
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By Michael Day
A couple of pages from the 1860 edition of "The School and Family Primer". Designed as a handout that can be used when a class is visiting (or just studying about) a historic one room schoolhouse.
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U.S. History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
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By Michael Day
In the mid-19th century, the great educator, writer and publisher, Henry Barnard, sought to document how much education had improved since the nation was founded. He asked a number of prominent people to share what they remembered of the schools
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Grades:
Higher Education
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In the mid-19th century, a high school education was beyond the needs, and the finances, of the average person. Many smaller communities did not even have a high school and those students who wished to attend one needed to apply for admission to the
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U.S. History
Grades:
Higher Education, Adult Education, Staff
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What was it like to attend or teach in a one room school-house at the beginning of the 19th century ? In“The History of A Country School-Master,” Leonard Deming describes the painful experiences he endured as a young student, and his efforts to be a
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Education, History
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Higher Education
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

14 years as a classroom teacher; 2 years as teacher of Gifted/Talented; 18 years as an elementary school principal; 5 years supervising student teachers,

MY TEACHING STYLE

Enouraging exploratory, hand-on learning. Learning should be exciting.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

yes

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BS, Elem. Ed, Central CT State U., 1969; M.Ed. Administration, U. of Hartford, 1974; 6th Year, Supervision, U. of Hartford, 1977; plus a bunch of additional credits.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Published 8 magazine articles;(print) 3 teaching units; 5 books; 12 on-line articles, maybe more ...

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