One Room Schoolhouse: The Primer Class - Learning by Reciting
Bert Aikman>UIS Collection A's>UIS Collection, Segment 1
- CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
- Description of "reading aloud". After bell they called role. After role call the "primer class" (equivalent to 1st grade class) read aloud after every bell. After student got through primer book then they passed into 1st reader on through 8th reader. Much learning accomplished by standing up and reading out loud.