Tag Archives: victorian education

Lizzie Hickson’s Son: science in a P.N.E.U. School

Much respect to Mama Squirrel at the treehouse, who found that our Mrs. Hickson son Arthur, who helped run the school with her after his father Frederick fell ill, presented a breakout session on science at a PNEU conference. Here’s the handout: At the Thirty First Annual Conference of the P.N.E.U. the notes of a […]

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More history for CM Wonks and Geeks

I spent way too mch time on this today but I got kind of wrapped up in cool rabbit trails and connections all around. We have a Quaker thing. We have a few very cool connections with India and people working hard for good causes. We have a P.N.E.U. school in England founded by an […]

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Education as it was, 1890

Sharing this because I like this stuff, and also, lest we fall prey to the ‘it was better in the old days’ trope. ¬†Sometimes it was, sometimes it was not. ¬†From an 1890 periodical called ‘Journal of Education: “To the Editor of the Journal of Education. Dear Sir,- Last month you found space for a […]

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