Jackman, Wilbur Samuel
Wilbur Samuel Jackman, 1855–1907, American educator, b. Mechanicstown, Ohio, grad. Harvard, 1884. Jackman was a leader of the nature study movement in elementary schools. He taught (after 1889) at the Cook County Normal School in Chicago and, beginning with Nature Study for the Common Schools (1891), wrote texts and manuals. He was appointed dean of the new college of education in the Univ. of Chicago in 1901, but resigned in 1904 to become principal of the University Elementary School and to edit the Elementary School Teacher.
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