School Administration and School Reports

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Houghton Mifflin, 1920 - Education - 200 pages
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Page 18 - 2. Public education should strive gradually to emancipate each pupil from external restraint and guidance, and thus render him self-directing — intellectually, morally, and physically stable; alert, vigorous, and active. Together with the instruction public education offers, it should, therefore, insist throughout on discipline that is wise, kindly, and firm, including appropriate punishment when
Page 185 - During the past thirty years the conception of what it means to be a teacher has been greatly enriched. It has always been known that the work of the teacher is important; that the most important factor in a good school is the teacher; that unless the teacher is scholarly, enthusiastic, and devoted to his work,
Page 21 - for pupils over eighteen years of age who are at work during the daytime. (d) Vocational high schools — vocational schools of secondary grade. (1) High schools of commerce. (2) High schools of practical arts (technical high schools. (3) Agricultural high schools.
Page 19 - various kinds of vocational training adapted to the needs, tastes, and future callings of all pupils who pass at once from school to their life-work, and, for those who wish to improve themselves after they have gone to work; preparation for specific social service
Page 21 - schools of secondary grade. (1) High schools of commerce. (2) High schools of practical arts (technical high schools. (3) Agricultural high schools. (4) Or well-organized separate departments of (1), (2), and (3) for vocational instruction in general high schools.
Page 28 - All this results from the settled policy of the State from an early date to divorce the business of public education from all other municipal
Page 21 - But the American people are not satisfied with schools for normal children only. They acknowledge their obligation to do all that can be done for exceptional children as well; hence they provide also schools or classes for:
Page 20 - they can be rendered interesting, intelligible, and accessible to children and youth of school age; that is to say, the school program, the program of studies must cover: (a) The school
Page 19 - for usefulness in a vocation. They must therefore provide: I. The elements of general culture, comprising an insight into, appreciation of, and power to deal with, the recorded ideals and experience of the race; and all worthy interests of contemporary life, so far as
Page 19 - self-discovery and self-realization, and preparation for general social service for every pupil; and second, various kinds of vocational training adapted to the needs, tastes, and future callings of all pupils who pass at once from school to their life-work, and, for those who wish to improve themselves after they have gone to work; preparation for specific social service

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