Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum
Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum
|Context||Early in the nineteenth century, more and more women were leaving home to pursue education at boarding schools.|
|Audience||The general citizenry|
|Purpose||To comment on the growing number of women who were becoming educated|
In the decades following the American Revolution, educational opportunities for well—to—do women multiplied, including many private academies. Such schools emphasized art and other activities that people of the time considered feminine, as well as aspects of education that young men received.