Episode 16: Get to Know James Edward Oglethorpe Part 4, 1743 – 1785


Get to know James Edward Oglethorpe, founder of the Georgia Colony, in this episode of Sophia’s Schoolhouse. This video is part four of four. Follow the instructions below the video to access a video guide with a video script, vocabulary words, a quiz, and more. Click here to visit the Sophia’s Schoolhouse webpage on the…

Primary Source Spotlight on Progressive-Era Education Reform

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With the 50th anniversary of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and Georgia Milestones on teachers’ minds this month, we thought you might enjoy a primary source spotlight featuring education reform from Georgia’s past. The collection items below offer a window into progressive-era ideas about education and reform in the late 19th and early…

Guest Post: Georgia Historical Society Resources Revealed!

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Today’s post comes from Jordan Fischer, GHS’s  Education Intern. This summer she is helping GHS develop educational resources for teachers and students. Jordan is excited to reveal the excellent education resources you might not know are available for FREE on the GHS website! As the education intern this summer, I’ve had a crash course in learning about all the educational…