Circular[s] of Information Volume 6

Circular[s] of Information Volume 6

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ... to become teachers, and special students who may be qualified to be classed with them, will be allowed to pursue normal studies. Of the graduates of the aeademical department during the last ten or twelve years a majority have for a longer or a shorter time been engaged in teaching. Since nearly all of these become teachers of teachers, and thus models for primary instructors, it is of the highest importance that they have a thorough preparation for the duties of the schoolroom. It will be seen that the normal and acaden1ical departments have in the main coalesced. The reasons are obvious. Didactics, in the higher sense, is a liberal study. It includes the philosophy of mind, the laws of mental development, and all those branches of study and methods of instruction that are employed in general ' President 'l'hacher's Report to the Regents, December _20, 1871, pp. 121, 122. 9 On pp. 59, 60. "On pp. 46, 47. education. Such teachers need primarily accurate scholarship united with liberal culture. The instruction given in language, science, mathematics, and literature meets this demand. " " Those who complete the course in a satisfactory manner will, on receiving the degree ofn. B., or B. PH., be entitled to a certified testimonial of qualifications as teachers, and, after two years of successful teaching, may receive the degree of Bachelor of Didactics. THE RESULTS. It was found in 1880 "that of the principals and superintendents of schools in Iowa receiving a salary of $1,000 and upwards, 72 per cent. received their education in colleges and universities and 5 per cent. in the normal schools."' Yet the number of principals and superintendents educated at the university exceeded the number...show more

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  • Paperback | 90 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 177g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123695212X
  • 9781236952127