On the Education of Youth in America.—Noah Webster
Noah Webster, shortly after the end of the Revolutionary War, publishes an essay in his American Magazine outlining his reasons and methods for revising the educational system in the new republic.
On the EDUCATION of YOUTH in AMERICA.
NEW YORK, 1788.
- § 1. General Remarks.
- Division of the Subject.
- § 2. Attention to the Dead Languages.
- § 3. Study of the English Language, necessary.
- § 4. Use of the Bible in Skools.
- § 5. Study of Mathematics
- § 6. Diversity of Studies in the same Skool
- § 7. Local Situation of Colleges and Academies.
- § 8. On classing Students.
- § 9. Of good Instructors.
- § 10. Fatal Effects of employing Men of low Karacters in Skools.
- § 11. What Books should be read in Skools.
- § 12. On public Skools—their Importance in a free Guvernment.
- § 13. On the Education of Females.
- § 14. On a foreign Education.
- § 15. The Tour of America, a necessary Part of a liberal Education.
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