Horace Mann's Impact on Education


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Mann is most often credited as being the father of the:

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1. Mann was a proponent of an education system funded by the state through:

2. Why did Mann believe that the education system must be inclusive?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you assess your knowledge of the history of Horace Mann's impact on education. Things you'll need to know about to pass the test include Mann's six principles of education and what type of school funding he advocated.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following elements of Mann's impact on education:

  • The school movement Mann contributed to
  • The type of funding Mann advocated
  • What Mann believed was a critical component of a successful education system
  • The ideals that Mann's six principles of education are based on
  • What Mann's teacher training schools were called

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - understand Horace Mann's contributions to education
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the history of education in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Horace Mann's impact on education
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Horace Mann's ideas on education

Additional Learning

To learn more about Horace Mann, review the corresponding lesson on the History of Horace Mann's Impact on Education. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about the life of Horace Mann
  • Explore the Common Schools Movement
  • Discuss Mann's Six Guiding Principles of Education
  • Learn about the creation of Normal schools