Stanford opened in 1891 as one of a handful of U.S. universities to include a department of education. Today’s Stanford Graduate School of Education carries forward this distinguished legacy of leadership in research, theory and practice. From groupwork to computerized scheduling, from the ethic of care to pedagogical concept knowledge, many aspects of teaching and learning we take for granted today were developed or popularized at Stanford. Explore this searchable timeline of great moments and ideas from the Graduate School of Education and its people.