Pittsburgh Teachers Bulletin Volume 14

Pittsburgh Teachers Bulletin Volume 14

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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. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...concerned. Regardless of our individual feelings, plans, or programs', it is our duty, as teachers, to support the governor's Educational Program with all our might. We know that the public schools are passing through a crisis; that educational progress, that even the very existence of a public school system in Penn-sylvania de pends upon the' success or failure of Governor Sprou1's plan. So, although we decry the necessity, we acknowledge that it exists and will steadfastly and cheerfully put our best foot forward, set our faces to the foe, ' and putting our hands to the ploughhandles, march breast forward, unflinchingly, carrying out orders we receive fro-m our superior oflicers. The idea of concentrating the attention of the masses upon our public s ch ool s was tried successfully by Horace Mann, in Massachusetts, many years ago. Henry Barnard did the same thing in Connecticut, john Pierce in Michigan, and many others." What they did', with the result that they made their states leaders in educational mat ters, is just what our educational authorities plan to, do for us..It is not, therefore, an experiment. Already, the response from the people concerned, shows that our national observance of School Week is going to be an overwhelming success. The form that the celebration takes is left' entirely to the different prinoipals and their faculties. In most cases, anything in the nature of an exhibition can be avoided and the patrons shown as nearly normal class-work as possible, taking into consideration the unavoidable interruptions. Whatever we do, we will do it with our might, in a generous spirit of cooperation. COMRADES IN ED.UCATl0N T is trite to remark that this is a period of organization;...show more

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  • Paperback | 90 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 177g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236857313
  • 9781236857316