Revisiting the 40's and 50's
The Educators Post
Stone age cave paintings found at Lascaux, France- This impacted the subject of history and the stone age started being taught in advanced history courses.
Ball point pens go on sale- common writing utinsil used today in education.
Germans surrender- germans surrender in WW2 and hitler soon commits suicide.
Main points about American education during the 1940s and 1950s:
-WW1 ended in 1945 and troops flooded back to the states and married young and started their families cause the baby boom generation, this resulted in a need former schools and teachers.
- In the 1950's the national defense act provided money to improve scientific equipment, student loans and scholarships for collage. School encouraged to strengthen their math, science, and foreign language curriculums.