one-room schoolhouse

one-room schoolhouse

A school in which all elementary-grade students were once taught in a single room. Such schools were common in sparsely populated areas before the 20th century; many had a bell at the ridge of the roof for summoning students at the start of the school day.
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She previously taught in a one-room schoolhouse for a year, then taught at the Duck Valley Indian Reservation School in Owyhee, Nev.
This round of SHF funded projects really span the history of Colorado, including a classic 1903 one-room schoolhouse in Salida," says Steve Turner, Director of the State Historical Fund, "as well as five projects that help preserve our agricultural history, including the 1885 Cozy Point Ranch barn in Aspen, one of the last in the area still being used as an agricultural building.
Greenmead Historical Park in Livonia is buying another old building, a brick one-room schoolhouse that Henry Ford built back in 1937.
My Sometimes Pal," which was inspired by Hartenaus' visit to the Belden School, an abandoned one-room schoolhouse built in 1859, teaches young readers about life in the late 1800s, while also addressing the topic of bullying.
A restored one-room schoolhouse where Tina Turner attended classes opened Friday as a museum honoring the singer's career and recalling her childhood in this small West Tennessee town.
The Little Hyatt One-Room Schoolhouse along with the Interpretation Panel is open for tourists as usual.
Tragedy strikes one of the children attending the one-room schoolhouse that adjoins the farm.
The SOS--Save Our Schoolhouse--Festival marks the 50th anniversary of the closing of the historical one-room schoolhouse and will take place on Saturday, Sept.
Founded in 1903, the Vail School District was once a ranching community with a one-room schoolhouse.
The Spirit of the One-Room Schoolhouse," reads another: why do we have age-segregated classes, where the group is expected to progress at the same rate through the same material, when children learn at different rates and in different ways?
He grew up on a dairy farm, attended a one-room schoolhouse in Cornwall, Vermont, and graduated with honors from Middlebury High School.
Set on the northernmost tip of Longboat Key, Longbeach Village is an eclectic old neighborhood comprised entirely of single-family homes, including a smattering of beach cottages and Sears poured-block homes dating back to the 1930s, even a one-room schoolhouse that's been converted into a residence.