Bridging the Gap: The Transfer Class

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Harvard University, 1915 - Children with disabilities - 35 pages

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Page 10 - Every boy and girl of high school age belongs in the high school regardless of the completion of a grammar school course. It is the function of the high school to welcome every such boy and girl and to adapt subject.matter, methods and organization to the needs of such boys and girls.
Page 17 - Rate each of the following courses and other activities in which you participated, according to the degree of usefulness in your best English teaching." The scale of 4 to o, previously described, was used in the rating. The results of this part of the investigation are set forth in Tables VII and VIII. Because of the possibility that the point of view of the teachers as a group might be affected to some extent by the length of time that had elapsed since the completion of the major portion of their...
Page 29 - Number returning for regular work in high school, September, 1911 24 Number returning for second year in high school ... 19 Number in high school at mid.year, 1914 10...
Page 10 - Here we have the issue clearly drawn between those who insist upon rigid standards and strict adherence thereto, and those who have no standard so fixed that the individual welfare of the pupils must suffer in consequence.
Page 6 - ... much on account of lack of ability, as from lack of adaptability to the formal requirements the schools have set up.
Page 16 - Class of 1912, Sept., 1908 327 Number remaining at end of first year, June 1909 285 % remain.
Page 14 - To expect the certificate pupils to do even approximately as well as the pupils regularly promoted would be to look for a condition that the transfer...
Page 15 - How far does this plan succeed in holding the pupils in school ? It must be remembered that practically all of the...

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