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First Era Timeline
EDUC 5306 - STEM Timeline
Due November 7
8 Nov 2017
Albert Einstein started his career in schooling through a tutor. Albert Einstein was extremely important in STEM education because he was not only a known scientist and mathematician but he also was involved in music. STEM is all about the different disciplines. https://www.biography.com/people/albert-einstein-9285408
Marie Curie discovered the field of atomic physics, "radioactivity". This is extra important because she is a women in the STEM field. https://www.biography.com/people/marie-curie-9263538
George Washington Carver was hired to run an agriculture department due to his skills and knowledge about crops. He was recognized for his scientific knowledge as well. https://www.biography.com/people/george-washington-carver-9240299
Thomas Edison invented the phonograph and went on to invent the light bulb and first cinematic picture. https://www.biography.com/people/thomas-edison-9284349
Alexander Graham Bell made the incredible discovery of the first telephone call. https://www.biography.com/people/alexander-graham-bell-9205497
Educator John Dewey opened up a progressive school in Chicago. http://www.american-historama.org/ 1881-1913-maturation-era/ progressive-era-timeline.htm
The 19th Amendment is passed giving women the right to vote. This is important because women could then begin to feel more like they were an asset to society and went on to make big discoveries in the STEM world. https://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?flash=false&doc=63
The Department of Education was founded to create effective school systems throughout the United States. http://www.eds-resources.com/ educationhistorytimeline.html#1800
The Progressive Education Association is founded to create and implement educational reform in the United States.
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