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First teaching methods book to be published in U.S. completed. Written by Christopher Dock, it was originally in German and was printed twenty years later in Germantown, Pennsylvania. The preface was dated March 27, 1770. The full title was: "Schul-ordnung; or A Simple and Thoroughly Prepared School-Management clearly setting forth not only in what manner children may best be taught the branches usually given at school, but also how they may be well instructed in the knowledge of godliness."

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Christopher Dock
Monday, August 3, 1750