Bronson Alcott

Bronson Alcott

A tribute to the great thinker, father, philosopher, and, foremost, educator: A. Bronson Alcott... a man well deserving of a place in the American memory.


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on 1888 Amos Bronson Alcott, American philosopher and educator (b. 1799)


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1861-March-4 An ailing Thoreau visits with Bronson Alcott, & the friends fall into a discussion of politics (The Journals of Bronson Alcott)


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“Traveling is no fool's errand to him who carries his eyes and itinerary along with him.”--Amos Bronson Alcott


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"The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence." Amos Bronson Alcott


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Truth is sensitive and jealous of the least encroachment of its sacredness.
A. Bronson Alcott.


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Amos Bronson Alcott: bans corporal punishment in school but introduces PE to schools


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Louisa May Alcott’s schoolteacher-father, Amos Bronson Alcott, taught his pupils the alphabet by forming the letters with his body.


Happy Birthday, May Alcott!


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Bronson Alcott taught himself to read by forming letters in charcoal on a wooden floor. Years later he began of


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Who speaks to the instincts speaks to the deepest in mankind, and finds the readiest response. Amos Bronson Alcott


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"My father taught in the wise way which unfolds what lies in the child’s nature, as a flower blooms..."
~Louisa May Alcott


RT : “Good books, like good friends, are few and chosen; the more select, the more enjoyable.” ―Amos Bronson Alcott, Tablets

Mobile uploads 26/05/2015

"We climb to heaven most often on the ruins of cherished plans, finding our failures were successes." - Bronson Alcott

Mobile uploads 10/05/2015

Happy Mother's Day to all those mother figures out there. :)

Bronson Alcott - American pioneer vegan - 06/04/2015

Bronson Alcott: America's pioneer vegan!

Bronson Alcott - American pioneer vegan - [slightly updated November 2011] Amos Bronson Alcott was an abolitionist vegan in a way that few today are emulating – in the 1830s he was taking a stand against human slavery in the USA. In some parts of the world

"Clueless" and the Father of Little Women 20/03/2015

Why did the writers of the film "Clueless" name their high school after Bronson Alcott?

"Clueless" and the Father of Little Women Does Clueless make an argument about the ideals of American education? As if! Amy Heckerling's 1995 Clueless tells the story of 15-year-old Cher Horowitz and her misadventures. Loosely based on Jan...

Timeline photos 16/03/2015

“Apples have other virtues than those that nourish merely. They refresh the spirits by their taste and perfume." A. Bronson Alcott Happy Pi Day Everyone!!!

Concord School of Philosophy 05/03/2015

Concord School of Philosophy [Emerson] ... speaks of our Summer School as “a brave thing,” successful beyond all reasonable expectation. ... Even my neighbors looked for its failure, surprised at the intelligence and enthusiasm that brought so many from afar. So it may have been, as my friend says, “a brave thing” truly.

Timeline photos 25/02/2015

Bronson Alcott :)

Bronson Alcott: Why You Wouldn't Be Here if it Weren't For Him by Shmoop 21/02/2015

Bronson Alcott was truly a game changer in American education... check out this great video that summarizes his accomplishments!

Bronson Alcott: Why You Wouldn't Be Here if it Weren't For Him by Shmoop Bronson Alcott had some pretty innovative ideas about education. His notion to have students work on their desks while lying on giant waterbeds never took of...

Timeline photos 20/02/2015

Quote of the Day: "Every man is a revelation and ought to write his record."

Bronson was an avid journaler. Are you?

Mobile uploads 19/02/2015

Quote of the Day :)

Timeline photos 18/02/2015

Bronson Alcott, 1882.

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