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Look at Changes to Education over Time


Eastern Illinois University

Charleston, Illinois


Coles County



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Through an examination of the photograph of the 1958 Charleston Franklin School classroom shown above, consider the following questions.

  1. How does this classroom of the past differ from classrooms today?  How is it the same?
  2. If a student from the above photo could visit a classroom of today, what questions might he or she have?
  3. How do the people in the classroom shown above differ from those in a classroom of today?
  4. How do you think future schools may differ from those today?


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