A day with Helen Keller (1906)

May 17, 2017 by

A Day With Helen Keller by Joseph Edgar Chamberlin Sometimes we dream, or like to imagine, that we are something different from what...

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Predictions of the future: Ind...

Nov 14, 2016 by

Individuals to matter less in 2000 Today’s family may fade away, like horse and buggy By the year 2000, Americans may travel by...

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Schoolhouse Rock videos: Nouns...

Feb 29, 2016 by

Schoolhouse Rock: A Noun Is A Person, Place Or Thing Written and performed by Lynn Ahrens, and first aired in 1973 Schoolhouse Rock:...

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Conjunction Junction video �...

May 28, 2015 by

Here’s the unforgettable song from Schoolhouse Rock. One of the first in the “Grammar Rock” series, it made its...

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What is a hippie? (1967)

May 5, 2014 by

One question is asked more than any other by the people who have “dropped out” on the Haight-Ashbury. It is “What is ‘a hippie?’” And the answer could also be the answer to why they have dropped out.

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Computer programmers in short ...

Apr 11, 2014 by

The demand for computer programmers is tremendous as business, industry, science, education and government all strive to reap technological benefits.

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Mister Rogers’ Neighborh...

Mar 20, 2014 by

If you took an informal survey, you’d probably be hard-pressed to find anyone between the ages of 20 and 50 who didn’t watch Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood at some point while growing up.

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Are school teachers paid well ...

Feb 27, 2014 by

It is not astonishing that the profession of teaching does not in America attract talent, when it is known that the “market value” of a teacher of the first class is hardly $3000 per annum.

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The rising cost of educating a...

Sep 13, 2013 by

For some frame of reference, and according to statistics released in 2012, for the 2009–2010 school year, average total expenditures...

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Albert Einstein & the Ins...

Sep 12, 2013 by

Education: Post-postgraduates Princeton, New Jersey has one school whose teachers do not count on teaching their students a single...

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The computer age: VTech PreCom...

Sep 3, 2013 by

Introducing the computer age (for ages 9 and up) These days, a student can’t go very far without knowing how to use a computer....

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7 science kits for junior geni...

Dec 12, 2012 by

Science kits for junior geniuses Everyone’s talking about “competitive societies” and the “balance of...

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Kirkham’s Grammar book u...

Nov 16, 2012 by

The Kirkham’s Grammar used by Lincoln at New Salem The copy of Kirkham’s Grammar studied by Lincoln belonged to a man...

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Look back at ’50s life i...

Sep 11, 2012 by

The 1950s brought us a whole host of things — rock & roll, the jet age, the tail end of the baby boomers — and a...

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No, Mr Hitler! (1941)

Sep 7, 2012 by

No, Mr Hitler – you just don’t talk our language! This advertisement is one of a series studying our democratic American...

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