Education: Lesson Details
1.) To examine the educational reform aimed at both disabled and nondisabled children in antebellum America.
2.) To explore the goals, achievements, and limitations of those reforms.
3.) To discuss how specialized residential institutions for children with disabled were established and why they were established during the antebellum period.
4.) To use specific reform efforts to make larger generalizations about the values and culture of antebellum America.
Annotated & Abridged Documents
- "Instruction Of Idiots"
- Annual Report Of The Trustees Of The New-England Institution For The Education Of The Blind, 1834
- Forty-First Annual Report Of The Trustees Of The Perkins Institution And Massachusetts Asylum For The Blind
- Idiots And Institutions For Their Training
- New York Asylum For Idiots, Twelfth Annual Report
- New York State Asylum For Idiots, Second Annual Report Of The Trustees
- On The Natural Language of Signs; And Its Value And Uses In The Instruction Of The Deaf And Dumb, Part 1
- Origin Of The Treatment And Training Of Idiots
- Report For 1848
- Seventh Annual Report Of The Board Of Education; Together With The Seventh Annual Report Of The Secretary Of The Board