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MONTHLY RECORD OF CURRENT EDUCATIONAL PUBLICATIONS.
Compiled by the Library Division, Bureau of Education.
Contents.—1'ublications of associations—Educational history and biography—Current educational conditions—Pedagugics and didactics—Educational psychology: Child study—Special methods of instruction—Special subjects of curriculum—Kindergarten and primary school—Rural education—Secondary education—Teachers: Training and professional status—Higher education—School administration— School management—School architecture—School hygiene and sanitation—Sex hygiene—Physical training—Social aspects of education—Child welfare—Religious education—Manual and vocational trainingVocational guidance—Agricultural education; School gardens—Commercial education—Medical education—Cidc education—Boy scouts—Military training—Education of women—Exceptional children— Education extension—Libraries and reading—Bulletin of the Bureau of Education.
This office can not supply the publications listed in this bulletin, other than those expressly designated as publications of the Bureau of Education. Books, pamphlets, and periodicals here mentioned may ordinarily be obtained from their respective publishers, either directly or through a dealer, or, in the case of an association publication, from the secretary of the issuing organization. Many of them are available for consultation in various public and institutional libraries.
Publications intended for inclusion in this record should be sent to the library of the Bureau of Education, Washington, D. C.
PUBLICATIONS OF ASSOCIATIONS.
574. Association of school board secretaries of Pennsylvania. Proceedings of
the third annual convention, Harrisburg, February 2, 1910. Pennsylvania school journal, 64 : 405-28, March 1916.
Contains: 1. W. J. Flynn: The Association of secretaries, p. 406-8. 2. W. T. Norton: Requisitions and orders, p. 408-10. 3. G. W. Gerwig: Accounting and per capita cost, p. 410-13, 4. C H. Meyer: The secretary-business manager, p. 413-15. 5. R. E. Peifer: School legislation, p. 421-23. 6. F. L. Bensinger: Heating and ventilating, p. 424-26.
575. Music supervisors' national conference. Journal of proceedings and ad
dresses of the eighth annual meeting . . . held at Pittsburgh, Pa., March 22-26, 1915. 112 p. 8°. (Miss Agnes O. Benson, secretary, Chicago, 111.)
Contains: 1. Earl Barnes: The relation of rhythmic exercises to music in the education of the future, p. 33-39. 2. W. P. Kent: Music for every man. Suggestions for courses in music appreciation, p. 40-47. 3. P. P. Claxton: The place of music in national education, p. 48-51. 4. Karl Gehrkens: Ultimate ends in public school music teaching, p. 55-65; Discussion, p. 65-76. 5. P.W. Dykema and others: Community music in its relation to the supervisors of music, p. 77-89. 6. Osboume McConathy: School credits for music study, p. 90-92. 7. Hollis Dann: Classification of children's voices, p. 100-7.
576. Music teachers' national association. Papers and proceedings ... at.
its thirty-seventh annual meeting, Buffalo, N. Y., December 28-30, 1915. Hartford, Conn., The Association, 1916. 320 p. 8°. (0. N. Boyd, secretary, Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Contains: 1. J. L. Erb: The training of the teacher, p. 9-17. 2. Otto Kinkeldey: Music in the universities of Europe and America, p. 79-91. 3. Frederic Lillebridge: An untrodden field in music-teaching, p. 114-24. 4. F. W. Wodell: Class teaching of voice-production, p. 125-34.
5. K. W. Gehrkens: Training the music supervisor, p. 137-47. 6. Will Earhart: Some present usages in accrediting music in high schools, p. 147-54. 7. J. L. Erb: Report of standardization conference, p. 155-58. 8. Frederick Schlieder: The ideal basis of standardization, p. 159-63.
9. H. C. MacDougall: Standardization through examination of the teacher's work, p. 163-68.
10. T. C. Whitmer: A study of the college glee club, p. 194-200.
577. Pennsylvania educational association. Directors' department. Pro
ceedings of the twenty-first annual session at Harrisburg, February 3-4, 1916. Pennsylvania school journal, 64 : 377-405, March 1916.
Contains: 1. W.M.Davidson: The old order changeth, p. 379-83. 2. R. O. Welding: Problems in the rural schools, p. 383-86. 3. J.N. Rhoads: The school director—his responsibility and duty, p. 386-89. 4. M. G. Brumbaugh: Pennsylvania child labor act and continuation schools, p. 389-93. 5. J. G. Becht: The teachers' qualification, compensation and retirement, p. 393-96.
6. Samuel Hamilton: Ideals in the high school, p. 397-402.
578. Wisconsin association of modem foreign language teachers. Third
annual meeting, Oshkosh, May 12-13, 1916. 16 p. S°. (Bulletin no. 1, January 1916)
Contains: 1. S. H. Goodnight: The choice of reading matter, p. 3-9. 2. Edith L. Ruddock: Types of class work, p. 9-11. 3. F. J. Mender, jr.: Modern language study as a contribution to the ethical and cultural development of the studont, p. 12-16.
EDUCATIONAL HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY.
579. Brooks, E. C. Francis Asbury, an educational reformer. Methodist review,
65 : 341-52, April 1916.
580. Corson, O. T. Booker T. Washington, an appreciation. Ohio educational
monthly, 65 : 151-55, April 1916.
Address before the Department of superintendence, National education association, Detroit,
581. Holden, James A. Emma Willard: a sketch and a letter. Educational re
view, 51 : 387-96, April 1916.
582. Knight, Edgar W. Reconstruction and education in Virginia. [Durham,
N. C, 1916] 36 p. 8°.
583. Lombard, Frank Alanson. Prc-Meiji education in Japan; a study of Japanese
education previous to the restoration of 1868. Tokyo, Japan, Kyo bun kwan
584. Spencer, Pauline Wolcott. The contribution of Connecticut to the common
school system of Pennsylvania. Lancaster, Pa., New era printing company, 1915. 74 p. 8°.
Thesis (Ph. D.)—University of Pennsylvania.
585. Watson, Foster. Erasmus, the educator of Europe. Nineteenth century,
79 : 569-84, March 1916.
An appreciative sketch of the life and works of Erasmus. Apropos of the pedagogical work of Erasmus, the writer says that he was in reality the educator of the educators; his gift to posterity consists " in his discrimination of the great from the small in life, and his insight into the hierarchy of the various claims in human life." He was no narrow specialist; concentration in specialized works produces atrophy of ability in other directions.
586. Winship, A. E. Educators as I have known them—(XIX) Henry Barnard.
Journal of education, 83 : 339-40, March 30, 1916.
CURRENT EDUCATIONAL CONDITIONS.
587. Bobbitt, Franklin. Report of the school survey of School district number one
in the city and county of Denver. Part I. General organization and management. Denver, Colo., The School survey committee, 1916. 116 p. 8°.
The report of the Denver survey is to be presented in the following five sections: I. Genera] organization and management, by Franklin Bobbitt. II. The work of the schools—elementary schools, by Franklin Bobbitt; high schools, by C. H. Judd. III. The industrial survey, by C. A. Prosser. IV. The business management, by F. S. Staley. V. The building situation and medical inspection, by L. M. Terman.
588. Bourne, Randolph S. The Gary schools; with an introduction by William
Wirt. Boston, New York [etc.] Houghton Mifflin company  xix, 204 p. illus. 12°.
589. Dabney, C. W. A star of hope for Mexico. Outlook, 112 : 671-78, March 22,
590. Dewey, John. Organization in American education. Teachers college
record, 17 : 127-41, March 1916.
"This is a stenographic report of the second of the series of addresses given before the staff of Teachers college."
591. . Our educational ideal in wartime. New republic, 6 : 283-84, April 15,
Writer says that when we learn how to interpenetrate a human sense of one another with thorough training in scientific method and knowledge, we shall have found ourselves educationally.
592. Evans, C. E. The school system of Germany. Texas school journal, 33 : 9-10,
36-39, April 1916.
593. Flexner, Abraham. A modern school. New York, General education
board, 1916. 23 p. 8°. (Publications of the General education board. Occasional papers, no. 3.)
Also in American review of reviews, 53:465-74, April 1916.
Discusses the modern conception of education; curriculum; and organization of schools. As regards the curriculum, the writer says it will be built out of actual activities injfour main fields of endeavor—science, industry, esthetics, and civics.
594. Grady, William E. Experimenting with children under the Gary plan in
New York city. Psychological clinic, 10 : 19-26, March 15, 1916.
595. Heboid, Kurt. Deutsche erziehung nach dem kriege. Padagogische studien,
37 : 1-13, heft 1, 191fl.
596. Hildebrandt, Paul. Schulprobleme der zukunft. Akademische rundschau,
4 : 215-22, January-February 1916.
Reviews critically numerous articles appearing in German periodicals on "education after the war."
597. Kohlmeyer, Otto. Neue bahnen in erziehung und unterricht im zeichen
des deutschen idealismus. Padagogische blatter, 45 : 61-69, heft 2. 1916.
The war and after in the schools.
598. Mijouef, Paul. Influences of the war on education in Russia. Educational
review, 51: 325-30, April 1916.
Discusses the influence of English and American pedagogical ideas in Russia; the reform of secondary education, etc.
599. Musselman, H. T. Gary, William "Wirt, and things worth while in education.
Texas school journal, 33 : 20-21, March 1916.
600. Muthesius, Karl. Das bildungswesen im neuen Deutschland. In Der
deutsche krieg, heft37. Stuttgart, Ernst Jack, 1915. 36 p. 8°.
Compares cultural facilities of different nations—libraries, press, etc., and urges expansion of central bureau of education for Germany and a more unified school organization.
601. Netschajeff, Alexander. The study of education in Russia. Journal of
experimental pedagogy (London) 3 : 267-75, March 4, 1916.
602. Pott, F. L. Hawkes. Some problems of education in China. Chinese students'
monthly, 11 : 310-15, March 1916.
PEDAGOGICS AND DIDACTICS.
603. Blakely, Paul L. Learning to "don't." America, 14 : 573-74, March 25, 1916.
Disapproves of the modern school tendencies of Montessori and Dewey towards spontaneous activity and liberty, and asks in conclusion if we are not forming a worthless, criminal generation by refusing to teach the child "to don't."
604. Bruce, W. H. Principles and processes of education. Dallas, Tex., C. A.
Bryant company, 1916. 298 p. 12°.
605. Dewey, John. Democracy and education. An introduction to the philoso
phy of education. New York, The Macmillan company, 1916. xii, 434 p. 8°. (Text-book series, ed. by P. Monroe)
Connects the growth of democracy with the development of the experimental method in the sciences, evolutionary ideas in the biological sciences, and the industrial reorganization, and points out the changes in subject matter and method of education indicated by these developments.
606. Goldenweiser, A. A. Culture and environment. American journal of soci
ology, 21: 628-33, March 1916.
607. Jackson, S. F. Formalism and experiment. Journal of experimental peda
gogy (London) 3 : 237-46, March 4, 1916.
608. Phillips, Claude A. Fundamentals in elementary education. New York,
Chicago, C. E. Merrill company  304 p. 12°.
EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY: CHILD STUDY.
609. Archer, R. L. What is the orthodox view about attention Journal of experi
mental pedagogy (London) 3 : 246-55, March 4, 1916.
610. Brown, H. A. The measurement of ability to read; a manual of directions for
giving and scoring reading tests and diagnosing class and individual needs. [Concord, N. II., The Rumford press, 1916] 55 p. diagrs. 8°. (New Hampshire Department of public instruction in cooperation with General education board. Bureau of research. Bulletin no. 1)
611. Cock, Albert A. Punishment: the adjustment of a disturbed equilibrium.
Journal of experimental pedagogy (London) 3 : 275-82, March 4, 1916.
Continued from preceding number.
Says that no sound educational theory can be formed on this subject "wholly apart from questions which pertain to philosophy and theology also."
612. Coover, John Edgar. Formal discipline from the standpoint of experimental
psychology. Princeton, N. J., and Lancaster, Pa., Psychological review
613. Haines, Thomas H. A point scale for the mental measurement of the blind.
Journal of educational psychology, 7 : 143-49, March 1916.
"The point scale proved itself a much more effective means of rating the intelligence of blind pupils than would a partially available year scale like the Binet-Simon. By this means of comparing each pupil's mental ability with that of every other there was no difficulty in rating each one with fairness and determining with considerable accuracy who were feeble-minded."
614. Kelly, F. J. The Kansas silent reading tests. Journal of educational psy
chology, 7 : 63-80, February 1916.
615. Lyon, Darwin Oliver. The relation of quickness of learning to retentiveness.
New York, The Science press  60 p. 8°. (Archives of psychology,
616. Mayberry, L. W. Measuring progress. Elementary school journal, 16 : 381-87,
Results of tests, in the schools of Wichita, Kans.; progress in arithmetic, spelling and geography. Statistical diagrams given.
617. Monroe, Walter S. A report of the use of the Courtis standard research tests
in arithmetic in twenty-four cities. Topeka, Kansas state printing plant, 1915.
618. Shields, Thomas Edward. Mental growth. Catholic educational review,
11 : 304-18, April 1916.
619. Stiles, Charles Warden. Memory tests of school children. Memory span of
1,585 white school children (751 boys, 834 girls) in the city of X. Washing-
620. Taylor, Nina G. R. Further data towards the study of the Binet-Simon scale.
Journal of experimental pedagogy (London) 3 : 256-66, March 4, 1916.
Results of an investigation carried out in a large primary school in Sheffield, England. Interesting statistical data of experiments.
621. Trabue, Marion Rex. Completion-test language scales. New York city,
Teachers college, Columbia university, 1916. ix, 118 p. diagrs. 8°. (Teachers college, Columbia university. Contributions to education, no. 77)
622. Winch, W. H. Additional researches on learning to spell: the questions of
"transfer" and of "direct" versus "indirect" methods. Journal of educational psychology, 7 : 93-110, February 1916.
SPECIAL METHODS OF INSTRUCTION.
623. Bram, Israel. School children and the moving pictures. Current education,
20 : 126-28, 130, April 1916.
624. Miinsterberg-, Hugo. The photoplay; a psychological study. New York,
London, D. Appleton and company, 1916. 233 p. 12°.
625. Stratton, George M. Girls, boys, and story-telling. Atlantic monthly, 117:
208-16, February 1916.
SPECIAL SUBJECTS OF CURRICULUM.
626. Arms, S. Dwight. Proposed syllabus in Latin two years. School bulletin,
42 : 143-44, March 1916.