Math Text books have been discovered from this time period. Schools are believe to have started in China as well. During the Xia dynasty
1225 - 1274
During the end of the dark ages, Thomas helped the corrupt catholic system see why common folk need to be educated and or learn/grow as people. He essentially created medieval universities, and he did all of this as a theologian.
Approx. 1350 - 1700
Starting in Italy, it is was the start of people wanting to learn and know knowledge. As it spread through Europe it re-started a classical learning system known as "humanism"
Old Deluder Satan Act
The act declared that every town with 50 or more families should hire a school master to teach the children to read and write. Also that all towns with 100 or more families need to have a Latin grammar school teacher who was suppose to prepare students for Harvard.
Massachusetts passed a law that would make education mandatory. This as then adopted by the rest of the states and the final state to accept this was Mississippi in 1917.
Dewey decimal system
Made by Melvil Dewey, the system became the worlds most used library and or classification system.
The First computer.
Approx. 1946 - Approx. 1956
The ENIAC or the Electron Numeral Integrator and Computer was built for the U.S. military by Presper Eckert and John Mauchly in the 50's marking the beginning of computers.
Hand Held Calculator
The first handheld calculator was made for teachers because they feared it would hinder students learning
Higher Education Act
Required institutions and states to produce report cards about how well the teachers were teaching. They were trying to unify the educational experiences of the U.S.A.
Details what K-12 students should know at the end of each year. This was to help create a national standard.