"An outdoor classroom at Williamsburg, Virginia. When the children becoem tired indoors, classes are taken to this building for a recitation. There were only 20 days during the winter of 1911-1912 on which this outdor classroom was not used." — Ritchie, 1918

Outdoor classroom

"An outdoor classroom at Williamsburg, Virginia. When the children becoem tired indoors, classes are…

In education, is there no middle course?

Education's Middle Course

In education, is there no middle course?

St. Louis, Missouri's high school as pictured in 1874.

High School

St. Louis, Missouri's high school as pictured in 1874.

The founder of the Wheaton Female Seminary in Massachusetts. Two years later, she established Mount Holyoke Female Seminary.

Mary Lyon

The founder of the Wheaton Female Seminary in Massachusetts. Two years later, she established Mount…

Magdalen College was founded as Magdalen Hall in 1448 by William of Waynflete, Bishop of Winchester. It became Magdalen College in 1458. The founder's statutes included provision for a choral foundation of men and boys (a tradition that has continued to the present day) and made reference to the pronunciation of the name of the College in English.

Magdalen College, Oxford

Magdalen College was founded as Magdalen Hall in 1448 by William of Waynflete, Bishop of Winchester.…

(1870-1952) Italian doctor and educator best known for the development of the Montessori method of education.

Maria Montessorri

(1870-1952) Italian doctor and educator best known for the development of the Montessori method of education.

"The two chief avenues that were open to advancement were the political and the military. He must be well educated in a general way. Then he must be versed in the law, in statesmanship, and in oratory, or else in the art of war. If he were trained in both disciplines, so much the better."—D'ooge & Eastman, 1917

Roman Boy

"The two chief avenues that were open to advancement were the political and the military. He must be…

School building in Lake Alfred, with children playing in front.

School

School building in Lake Alfred, with children playing in front.

A school house without landscaping.

School house

A school house without landscaping.

A school house with landscaping.

School house

A school house with landscaping.

"Greek school - from a vase painting." — The Delphian Society, 1913

Greek school

"Greek school - from a vase painting." — The Delphian Society, 1913

A teacher walking around her classroom.

Teacher

A teacher walking around her classroom.

A teacher in front of her classroom.

Teacher

A teacher in front of her classroom.