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The hand as a pedagogical aid
Nations and Numbers: Elementary Mathematics Education as a Nationalizing Tool
One of the central elements of the nation-building process in the 19th century was the attempt to homogenize the citizenry, i.e., to fabricate national citizens. Besides the military and church, schools were considered to ...
Lehrbuch Pädagogik: Zur Einleitung
Fraktur or Antiqua in primary schools? The struggle for a unified typeface in German-speaking Switzerland between the mid-nineteenth and early twentieth centuries
In this paper, we analyse the struggle for a unified style of writing in primary schools in the German-speaking part of Switzerland between the 1860s and the first decades of the twentieth century with regard to the contexts ...