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Training Departments in State Normal Schools in the United States (Paperback) Loot Price: R260
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Training Departments in State Normal Schools in the United States (Paperback): Lester Maclean Wilson

Training Departments in State Normal Schools in the United States (Paperback)

Lester Maclean Wilson

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Loot Price R260 Discovery Miles 2 600

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1920 Excerpt: ... 4. That the educational welfare of the community will be under the direct care of the normal school faculty, made up of persons who are specialists in the field of education. Useful material for convincing the people of a community of the advantage to them of such a cooperative arrangement can be obtained from the statement by Dr. C. A. McMurry in the May, 1915, Northern Illinois State Normal School Quarterly,1 and from the results of tests given in the training school at Madison, South Dakota, published in the Training School Bulletin of that school for July, 1918. It is unwise to make any promises that the arrangement will result in any saving to the community in school taxes. It should be understood that state funds are to be used to raise the quality of the schools, not to decrease their cost to the town, and the community should enter into the agreement with that understanding. If it is to be permanent, the arrangement should be favored by the community as a whole and not simply consented to by the board of education; otherwise a change in the personnel of the board might easily jeopardize the arrangement. The data obtained give no basis for choice between supervision of practice teaching by critic teachers who have direct responsibility for the instruction of pupils when student teachers are not in charge on the one hand, and supervision by special supervisors with room teachers in charge of each group of children on the other hand. Both systems are found in schools of all sizes, but it is interesting to note that the larger schools use predominantly the latter method while the smaller schools use the former. Other things being equal, the supervision of young teachers is probably more effective when done by one who is, himself or herself, a teacher of...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Lester Maclean Wilson
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 42
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-69061-6
Categories: Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-151-69061-9
Barcode: 9781151690616

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