Episode 46: Women in Education History with Jenn Binis of EdHistory101

In episode 46, Dan and Michael chat about women in education history with Jenn Binis of EdHistory101.

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Books, articles, lessons, and other amazing resources

  1. First and foremost, make sure to check Jenn and her husband Paul on the EdHistory101 podcast on iTunes and their site, shownotes, and daily tweet threads at https://edhistory101.com/
  2. Jenn and Dan highly recommend Goldstein, D. (2014). The teacher wars: A history of America’s most embattled profession. New York, NY: Doubleday.
  3. Hoffman, Nancy. Woman’s” true” profession: Voices from the history of teaching. Harvard Education Press. 8 Story Street First Floor, Cambridge, MA 02138, 2003.
  4. Lerner, Gerda. Teaching women’s history. Vol. 162, no. 1. Amer Historical Assn, 1981.
  5. Learn more about Nannie Burroughs (1883-1961) who was an African-American educator, orator, religious leader, civil rights activist, feminist and businesswoman who founded the National Training School for Women and Girls in Washington, DC in 1909.
  6. Learn more about Maria Childs (1802 – 1880), an American abolitionist, women’s rights activist, Native American rights activist, novelist, journalist, and more.
  7. Learn more about Sarah Roberts and Roberts v. City of Boston in the book Kendrick, S., & Kendrick, P. (2004). Sarah’s long walk: The free Blacks of Boston and how their struggle for equality changed America. Beacon Press; Or watch the following clip from School: The story of American public education on the case. Citation: Patton, S. & Mondale, S. (Producers), & Mondale, S. (Director). (2001). School: The Story of American Public Education [Documentary] . United States: Stone Lantern Films. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL00795BC38B4368D4
  8. Check out Nikole Hannah-Jones’ work on resegregation: http://nikolehannahjones.com/.
  9. More on Maria Montessori (1870-1952)
  10. More on Oberlin College and black history
  11. More on Charlotte Hawkins Brown (1883–1961)
  12. More on Ella Flagg Young (1845-1918)
  13. More on Bridgette Peixotto (1879-1972)
  14. More on Anna Julia Cooper and her biography, A Voice from the South
  15. This Talk by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on why we should all be feminists:

16. This TED Talk by Kimberlé Crenshaw discusses Intersectionality:


Jenn Binis has a blog at jennbbinis.com and a podcast with shownotes at edhistory101.com. You can tweet at her @JennBinis or @EdHistory101.

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