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  2. 2. Elizabeth Peabody was born May 16, 1804 in Billerica, Massachusetts.
  3. 3. FAMILY OF ELIZABETH PEABODY Nathaniel Peabody (Father) March 30, 1774 – 1855 Studied in medical profession. Became a dentist. Never had financial stability for his family. Taught his daughters to speak Latin. Eliza Palmer Peabody (Mother) February 28,1778- January 4,1853 Opened her first school in Billerica, MA. Opened second school in Cambridge, MA. Taught her daughters to read and write, study literature, philosophy, and theology. Great influence on the family.
  4. 4. FAMILY OF ELIZABETH PEABODY Sophia Peabody (Sister) September 21, 1809-February 26, 1871 She was a painter and illustrator. Married author Nathaniel Hawthorne. Villa Menaggio, Lago di Como, by Sophia Peabody 1839-40 Mary Peabody (Sister) November 16, 1807-February 11, 1887 She was a teacher, author, education reformer. Married education reformist Horace Mann. Juanita : A Romance of Real Life in Cuba Fifty Years Ago Author: Mary Peabody Originally published in 1877.
  5. 5. Elizabeth Peabody was educated by her mother who operated an advanced girls school in Lanchester, PA. She studied the Greek language with Ralph Waldo Emerson who was an American lecturer and poet. In 1825, she met William Ellery Channing who introduced her to the Romantic philosophers and poets of the day, and examined the theology of Unitarianism. EDUCATION BACKGROUND
  6. 6. • The Polish-American System of Chronology, Published 1852 • Moral Culture of Infancy, and Kindergarten Guide, Published 1864 • Kindergarten Culture, Published in 1870 • Lecture in the Training Schools for Kindergarten, Published in 1886 • Letters to Kindergarten, Published 1886 AUTHOR: ELIZABETH PEABODY
  7. 7. • At age sixteen, Elizabeth took over her mothers school in Lanchester, MA. • In 1823 , she traveled to Hallowell, ME to teach the youngest members of the Vaughan family. • In 1825, Elizabeth and sister Mary open an all girl school in the suburb of Brookline. The school did very well, they opened a second school in Beacon Hill. • In 1828, both schools closed as students were hard to enroll. • In 1834 her all boy school dream came to reality, when she came across Bronson Alcott. He was an American teacher, writer, philosopher, and reformist. SCHOOLS MANAGED BY MISS PEABODY
  8. 8. • Temple School opened September 22,1934, with eighteen male students enrolled. • Elizabeth taught the students Latin, math, and geography. • Alcott blended collective learning with Coleridge’s theory, which was how to resolve arguments. • Alcott’s philosophy in school was the students had to explore, study and have their own imagination. • Students were not having fun in school as Alcott was reserved with his strict discipline. Parents became worried they were not receiving the correct study material. • In 1836, Peabody resigned from Temple School as she no longer approved of Alcott’s teaching method, and was not receiving her funds. TEMPLE SCHOOL
  9. 9. • Elizabeth opened a bookshop in Boston in 1934. • Elizabeth and Mary ran a private school upstairs. • Bookshop was stocked with foreign books and anti-slavery books, and also sold art supplies. • Elizabeth's father and brother also sold homeopathic remedies in the bookstore. • Peabody closed the bookshop in 1850, and turned her attention back to education. ELIZABETH PALMER PEABODY'S BOOKSHOP
  10. 10. • In 1860, Elizabeth learned of the German kindergarten movement and the writings of its founder, Friedrich Frobel. Frobel’s main focus was education and young children. • Mary and Elizabeth both founded the first public kindergarten in the United States. • In 1863, Elizabeth and Mary wrote Moral Culture in Infancy and Kindergarten Guide to explain their new approach on education. • From 1867-1868, Elizabeth traveled to Europe to study and better understand Frobel’s method. • In 1870, Elizabeth set up the first free public kindergarten in America. KINDERGARTEN
  11. 11. • 1872, Mary and Elizabeth founded the Kindergarten Association of Boston. • 1873-1877, Elizabeth became an editor for a journal they founded called, Kindergarten Messenger. • 1877, Elizabeth founded the American Frobel Union, and she served as the first president. • 1880’s, Elizabeth made contributions to the American Indian Tribe, where she held lectured tours. YEARS AFTER SCHOOL
  12. 12. Elizabeth Palmer Peabody died January 3,1894 in Boston, MA. REST IN PEACE
  13. 13. • 2 years after Elizabeth died the Elizabeth Peabody House was established as a memorial in Boston, MA. • In 1950 it relocated to Somerville, MA where it remains open today. • Operates a Pre-School Program for children 2.9-6 years of age, and also an Afterschool Program for 5-13 year old children. • Current website http://teph.org/ ELIZABETH PEABODY HOUSE
  14. 14. Picture Reference Ancestry. http://records.ancestry.com/Eliza_Palmer_Peabody_records.ashx?pid=147978616. 10 Sept. 2013. Eventbrite. http://givingtreegala.eventbrite.com/. 10 Sept. 2013. NWHM. http://www.nwhm.org/online-exhibits/education/Biographies_Peabody.htm. 10 Sept. 2013. Town Maps USA. http://townmapsusa.com/d/map-of-billerica-massachusetts-ma/billerica_ma. 10 Sept. 2013 Wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_Peabody. 10 Sept. 2013. Information References “Elizabeth Palmer Peabody.” Encyclopedia Britannica. 2013. Web. 13 Sept. 2013. Lewis, Jone Johnson. “Elizabeth Palmer Peabody.” http://womenshistory.about.com/od/transcendentalists/a/Elizabeth-Palmer-Peabody.htm. About Guide. 2013. Web. 10 Sept. 2013. Moriart, Dana. “Elizabeth Palmer Peabody 1804-1894.” http://transcendentalism-legacy.tamu.edu/authors/peabody/. American Transcendentalism Web. 1999. Web. 10 Sept. 2013 Wilson, Leslie Perrin. “Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, Transcendental Activist.” http://www.concordma.com/magazine/junjuly99/peabody.html. Concord Magazine. June, July 1999. Web. 10 Sept. 2013. REFERENCES