Educational Administration & Supervision Volume 2
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. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...purpose and method foreign to the educational purpose and method which controls the operation of the typical New York City traditional school. Not seeing beneath the surface the measurable and comparable features are taken to be these surface features. The Fernandez-shallow Issue Miss Alice Barrows Fernandez (New York Tribune, April 25th, 1915, later reprinted) points out what she considers numerous inaccurate statements of fact and more misleading implications in the unverified conclusions contained in Superintendent Shallow's adverse report upon the Gary schools (reported to the Board of Education, March 24 and again April 14, 1915). Miss Fernandez answers arguments and points out errors convincingly, basing her statements upon a six weeks study, on the grounds, of the Gary schools, and upon her conviction that she has grasped a fundamental distinction between the nature of local reform movements and that feature peculiarly embodied in the Wirt administrative system and educational philosophy. "Those who miss the spirit will find weaknesses." Thus she finds that Mr. Shallow, in this instance, can only, from his different point of view, sanction those external features of the Gary plan closely resembling characteristic features of the traditionally "good school." She, from her new vantage-ground of insight into a rew school purpose and new pedagogical method, thinks she sees how wholly on the wrong clue Mr. Shallow is, for example, ir his assumptions as to the nature of vocational and of liberal education. Mr. Shallow, conceiving the two as both already clearly distinguishable and independently dispensable, has no special difficulty in approving, indeed does approve the Ettinger plan. The Ettinger Plan For Wirt you...
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