The Ohio Teacher; Devoted to the Interests of the Teachers of Ohio, and to the Cause of Education Volume 27

The Ohio Teacher; Devoted to the Interests of the Teachers of Ohio, and to the Cause of Education Volume 27

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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. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ... are found in the rural schools of the state. In order that these schools, which are certainly deserving of the best, may have trained teachers, Wisconsin and some other states haveprovlded a county teachers' training school. The applicants are limited to the county and the graduates flnd their field of work in the rural schools of the county. The county supervisors may establish the school and levy the tax for its support. They must provide a. building or rooms for the accommodation of the school and maintain it for a year. After that the state furnishes one-half the money required for its support, provided the expense in any one year does not exceed $3500. Graduates from this school receive a. license for three years which is_ good only in that county. The course of study covers from one to two years, according to the preparation of those who enter. The very best teachers are employed and, while there is but little chance for practice, there is good opportunity for observation in the city schools, and this school itself is a model school. The Wisconsin law also authorizes the supervisors to establish a county agricultural school under similar c0nditions--the state to pay onehalf the cost of maintenance after the first year. Recently I had the pleasure of visiting one or each of these schools at Menominee in Dunn county, Wisconsin. The county erected a. twostory brick building costing $25,000. The agricultural school is on the first floor and the county training school on the floor above. Three superior teachers are employed in each school. 1 was greatly impressed with the genuine normal t.eaching and the superior character of the work that is being done. Sixty per cent, of the teachers in the Dunn county rural schools have had, more

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  • Paperback | 402 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 21mm | 717g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236817516
  • 9781236817518