1894: Printed “Teaching Machine”

“A series of large-format posters designed to help teach math skills to young students, published as part of an extensive set, referred to as a “teaching machine” by the publisher, the Diamond Litho-Publishing Company of Minneapolis.”

Gene Gable

4 Responses

    • Vonnie

      Radish times two equals radish plus radish equals radish radish.

      Now, if you can explain to me Drill in Addition. That looks like proto-Common Core to me!

  1. Vonnie

    “In the training of children it is better to do one thing one hundred times, than one hundred things one time.” Since when? I guess if your goal is to bore your students to death then yeah.


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