Invented by Johannes Gutenberg, it's a hand press that rolled ink over paper. Made it possible to type in large quantities and mass book production.
First institution of higher education, named after John Harvard, the first donor of the college, donated books which helped improve literacy of Americans, and money.
Started as a way to improve America's education, this allowed people to read books at the libraries and take them home to read them on their own time and were expected back when finished.
System of 6 raised dots that allows students who are partially blind or completely blind to be able to learn how to read and write.
A book with 70,000 words. Included with the words was the spelling, pronunciation, etymologies, and definitions.
Created to collect information on schools and teaching that would help the states establish effective school systems it's mission is carried out 2 ways: the secretary and department play a leadership role in improving the results of our education system, and the Department pursues goals of access and excellence.
A hierarchical system of organizing materials in a library. Provides a simple method to retrieve materials in a library and look at specific subject areas.
John Locke's idea that students are social beings and that schools should mimic society and be a place where students can be involved to progress outside of the classroom.
Originally called the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer. It was the world's first large-scale electronic general purpose digital computer.
U.S. Supreme Court case in which the court ruled unanimously that segregation in schools violates the 14th Amendment of the Constitution, that no state may deny equal protection of the laws to anyone.
The book was written to make reading enjoyable for everyone, because reading is the most important way for people to learn.
Done for college ready students, this was done to for the students to be placed and any indication that the proper academic preparation was received.
Passed as part of the "War on Poverty" and has the US Department of Education distribute funding to schools and school districts with a high percent of low income students.
Protects individuals from being discriminated based on their sex. The most famous part of this is the addition of women's sports.
Non-Profit association dedicated to the academic subject of literature for children. The focus is to criticize, research, and inform about teaching children literacy.
Private program for students to stay in their teachers' homes for intense English language instruction.
An act of Congress that declared Title 1 reading to be an aid program for disadvantaged students. Focus was to improve performance of Elemetary and Secondary schools.
An eBook reader that allowed for reading to be done anywhere. Also allowed for downloading of books wherever and whenever.
Announced by President Obama that schools who are leading the way in reform in the classrooms will be able to compete for grants to support reform and innovation in the classrooms.