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  1. Modern Period of American Education (1920-present) By Katie Outz

  2. Adult Education Movement • 21 million adults are taking some form of adult education • Many are afraid of loosing their jobs • Adults go back to school for many reasons

  3. 5 main types of adult education programs that evolved over time: • Junto • Lyceum • Smith Acts • Veterans Administration • Manpower Act

  4. John Dewey • Communication was education • Crucial to social life • People need teachers • Learn how to be problem solvers

  5. Brown vs. Board of Education • Linda Carol Brown • Topeka, Kansas • required to attend all black school • Her father teamed up with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People • 9 blacks were escorted into a high school

  6. Public Law, The Education of All Handicapped Children Act • Improve education program for handicap children • Children and adults (3-21) • Evaluation for special education programs • IEP must then be written out • Parent training

  7. George Counts and Progressive Education • Wrote “The Principles of Education” and “Dare the School Build a New Social Order” • Wanted teachers to lead society • Teachers should be concerned with outside world • Schools need to join groups

  8. Stanley Hall and the Testing Movement • Influenced by Charles Darwin • Focused attention on needs of adolescents • Stages of children's lives

  9. Works Cited • http://www.nd.edu/~rbarger/www7/ • www.bugzplaypark.co.za • www.myleapsandbounds.co.uk/disabled.jpg • www.khsd.k12.ca.us/bas/images/lgpic_home.jpg