Saturday, October 23, 2010

Photo Archives - Back To School

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Hands-on learning out-of-doors became commonplace in late 19th-century elementary schools in the United States. The new trend introduced basic science, conservation, and preservation into the cirriculum. Children took field trips and sometimes planted gardens or beautified school grounds.

Children on a Field Trip Washington, D.C. c. 1899. United States Library of Congress
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