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Would You Believe... In 1400, Reading Could Save Your Life?! and Other Academic Advantages

AuthorRichard Platt

NarratorRachel Sternberg

Duration1h

CategoriesChildren and Young Adult Non-Fiction and Educational Titles, History

Key StageKS2

PublisherInhouse

VersionUnabridged

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Listeners will learn about the often painful and frequently distasteful educational practices that our ancestors employed and explore some unusual teaching methods used today. Find out about the Neolithic cave school, the English charity boarding school in Dickensian times, where pupils shared their boarding rooms with chickens and turkeys, and the one-room school in Nebraska where the handful of pupils ride to school on horses.

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