Insights from Primary Sources

This module includes a number of links to primary source material about education – material written by historical figures like John Dewey and W.E. B. Dubois and by students and teachers who survived Indian Schools.

Identify one or two quotations, speeches, or historic accounts that you thought were especially interesting and explain why. What do you know about the historical context of the material — in other words, what was going on in schools and society at the time the quotation was written? Do you think that it has any relevence to education today?


You can read his account, “A Negro Schoolmaster in the New South“, in an archived 1899 edition of The Atlantic Monthly

Utilize link for topic resouce. Be sure to cite.
This is a Discussion Topic/Short Essay.

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