Susan Fleming

Susan Fleming is currently an instructor of writing in the Lesley University Continuing Education Program. She earned her Ed.M. at Harvard Graduate School of Education and her Ph.D. at Lesley, where she became a senior lecturer teaching children’s literature. A former primary grade teacher and editor of reading manuals, Fleming is also the author of numerous professional articles and three novels for young readers. Her research interests include gender differences in children’s writing and the lives of nineteenth-century women educators.

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Margarethe Meyer Schurz

In the fall of 1856, Margarethe Schurz opened the first kindergarten in the United States in her living room for her daughter, Agatha, and four young cousins. She soon moved her German-speaking kindergarten to the center of Watertown, Wisconsin, so that more children could conveniently attend.

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