Introducing innovative teaching methods
Innovation in education put the Methodist church on the map as a national leader in public education.
Providing education resources to new immigrants
Katherine Maurer was honored and respected as the Angel of Angel Island in easing the dull and monotonous life of detainees.
Creating inclusive classrooms
The founder of Methodism, John Wesley, held very strong views about education and the worth of every human being.
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