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U .S. BUREAU OF EDUCATION
BULLETIN, 1916, NO. 9
OF CURRENT EDUCATIONAL
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Contents.—Publications of associations—Kducational history—Current educational conditions—Pedagogics and didactics—Educational psychology; Child study—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—Physical training—Play and playgrounds—Social aspects of education—Child welfare—Moral education—Religious education—Manual and vocational training—Vocational guidanceAgricultural education; School gardens—Commercial education—Professional education—Military and naval training—Education of women—Education of deaf—Exceptional children—Education extensionLibraries and reading—Bureau of Education: Recent publications.
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.
197. Associated academic principals and Council of elementary school prin
cipals and teachers. Proceedings of the thirtieth annual meeting . . . Syracuse, 1914. 109 p. 8°. (Edward P. Smith, secretary, North Tonawanda, N. Y.)
Contains: 1. J. H. Finley: Teaching good English in the high schools, p. 5-14. 2. A. W. Abrams: The use of visual aids in the classroom and the state's collection, p. 20-25. 3. Sherman Williams: Local history, p. 25-35. 4. C. A. Perry: Making the high school a social center, p. 35-51. 5. D. E. Hawkins: One road to efficiency, p. 86-91. 6. G. J. Dunn: The child's interest in geography, p. 91-102. 7. P. W. L. Cox: The school organization and the individual child, p. 102-107.
198. Association francaise pour l'avancement des sciences. Compte rendu de
la 43me session, Le Havre, 1914. Notes et memoires. Paris, Secretariat de l'association, 1915. 1203 p. 8°.
P^dagogie et enseignement, p. 1081-1128. Contains: 1. Pierre Jay: Le role de la pressc dans ['education populaire, p. 1085-89. 2. Albert Cahen: Utilisation des museums dans 1'instruction, p. 1089-91. 3. Georges Beauvisage: A bas la grammaire! Grace pour les petiis enfants! p. 10941102. 4. Raphael Dubois: Necessite et urgence de la creation d'instituts pour I'etude par la methode scientiflque des questions relatives au pacifisme, p. 1103-7. 5. M. E. Anreggio: Enseignement menager et agricole—Conferences agricoles dans les regiments, p. 1108-17.
199. South Carolina state teachers' association. Proceedings of the forty-second
annual meeting . . . held at Spartanburg, S. C, March 19-21, 1914. Columbia, S. O, University press, 1915. 58 p. 8°. (Leonard T. Baker, secretary, Columbia, S. C.)
Contains: 1. A. F. Lever: The cost of ignorance, p. 30-34. 2. W. H. Hand: The status of the teaching profession in South Carolina, p. 35-44.
200. Proceedings of the forty-third annual meeting . . . held at Florence,
S. C, March 25-27, 1915. Rock Hill, S. C, The Record printing company, 1915. 61 p. 8°. (Leonard T. Baker, secretary, Columbia, S. C.)
Contains: 1. W. If. Hand: The problem of holding high school pupils and suggestions for its solution, p. 29-36. 2. Frank Evans: The status of the teaching profession in South Carolina, p. 37-46.
201. Tennessee public school officers' association. Twenty-seventh annual
meeting . . . Nashville, January 13-15, 1914. Clarksville, Tenn., W. P. Titus, printer and binder, 1914. 90 p. 8°. (P. L. Harned, secretary, Clarksville, Tenn.)
Contains: 1. Mabel C. Williams: President's address [Education in Tennessee] p. 30-37. 2. Bishop Gailor: Moral training in the public schools, p. 38-47. 3. S. II. Thompson: Address of the state superintendent of public instruction [Education in Tennessee] p. 51-59. 4. W. E. Bourne: The place of the county high school, p. 60-70.
202. TJtah educational association. Proceedings of the twenty-first annual con
vention . . . Salt Lake City, December 20-23,1915. Utah educational review, 9: 6-45, January 1916.
Contains: 1. H. R. Driggs: The keynote: essentials, p. 6-11. 2. E. P. Cubberley: Changing conceptions in education, p. 12-16. 3. J. A. Widtsoe: Science essentials in the high school, p. 16-17. 4. J. H. Paul: How the grades can lay the foundations for science, p. 17-20. 5. Orson Ryan: The new athletics, p. 20-21. 6. E. G. Gowans: Citizenship and the schools, p. 21-25. 7. Mary E. Downey: A live library, p. 26-27. 8. E. P. Cubberley: Consolidation from the standpoint of administration and supervision, p. 2S-31. 9. H. B. Wilson: The enriched curriculum, p. 32-34. 10 J. P. Creer: Co-operation of the church and the school in the religious training of the child, p. 34-35. 11. H. B. Wilson: The chief business of the superintendent of schools, p. 36-38. 12. E. P. Cubberley: Functions of boards for school control, p. 3.8-39. 13. J. L. Muir: Social activities in the high school, p. 41-43. 14. J. M. Mills: Connecting school with life, p. 44-45.
EDUCATIONAL HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY.
203. Kesseler, Kurt. Padagogische charakterkopfe. Das lyzeum, 2: 321-31,
369-79, 417-23, April, May, June 1915.
Part of a series of character studies, covering Friedrich Paulsen; Ellen Key; Ludwig Gurlett; Friedrich Wilhelm Foerster.
204. Knight, Edgar W. The evolution of public education in Virginia. I. Colonial
theory and practice. [Sewanee, Tenn., University of the South] 1916. 20 p.
205. Robinson, Edward K. Textbooks, old and new. Progress, 2: 76-81, Feb
Continued from the January number of this magazine, which was issued under the name of
206. La science francaise. Paris, Ministere de l'instruction publique et des beaux
arts, 1915. 2 v. ports. 8°.
At head of title: Exposition universelle et internationale de San Francisco. Outlines for the San Francisco oxposiiion the achievements of the French in the various fields of science and scholarship.
207. Who's who in Oklahoma educational circles—and why? "The educator with
nerve." Oklahoma journal of education, 5: 1-6, January 15, 1916.
208. Wundt, Wilhelm. Zur erinnerung an Ernst Meumann. Zeitschrift fur pada
gogische psychologie, 10: 211-14, May, June 1915.
A group of important articles on Meumann. Other articles in the same issue are: Ernst Meumann und sein werk, by Aloys Fischer; Ernst Meumann und die organizationen zur pflege der wissen; schaftlichen padagogik, by Max Brahn; Ernst Meumann und die asthetik, by Oswald KUlpeUbersicht fiber Meumanns wissenschaftliche arbsiten, by Gustav Deuchler; Im gedenken an Ernst Meumanns jugend und studienzeii, by Friedrich Meumann.
CURRENT EDUCATIONAL CONDITIONS.
209. Bagley, William C. The educational basis of democracy. American school
master, 9: 14-21, January 191G.
Read before the Illinois state teachers' association at Springfield, 111., December 29,1915.
Says that the essential need of a democracy is the highest possible level of general intelligence.
210. Deuchler, Gustav. L'ber die kiinftige gestaltung der offentlichen jugenderzie
hung. Zeitschrift fiir piidagogische psychologie, 16: 433-38, October 1915. Discusses developments in education of persons 14 to 20 years old, especially after the war.
211. Flexner, Abraham and Bachman, Frank P. Public education in Maryland
a report to the Maryland educational survey commission. New York, The General education board, 1916. xviii, 176 p. illus. 8°.
212. Hervey, Henry D. Are our public schools, from the seventh grade through
the high school, actually offering equal educational opportunity to all the pupils of the community. Journal of education, 83: 61-63, January 20, 1916. Address before tho New York state teachers' association.
213. Johnson, T. Edward. The unmeasured and unmeasurable factor. American
schoolmaster, 9:1-13, January 1916.
Paper read before the grammar school section of the Iowa state teachers' association, November 4, 1918.
The writer says that in educational matters this country, during the last decade has followed in the footsteps of Germany, where materialism is well-nigh universally accepted. Efficiency scales have been applied to the schools to measure the educational product, but the ultimate product has never been and never can be measured. The unmeasurable factor is a man's soul and that is of far greater importance than the measurable factors.
211. Kansas. State normal school, Emporia. Report of a survey of the public schools of Leavenworth, Kansas. Topeka, Kansas state printing plant, 1915. 202 p. 8°. ([Bulletin] n. s. vol. IV, no. 2) Studies by the Bureau of educational measurements and standards, no. 1.
215. Lodge, Sir Oliver. Education after the war. School world (London) 18:
50-53, February 1916.
A plea for the arts of peace rather than the arts of war. Discusses the rehabilitation of education in England.
216. New York (City) Board of education. Survey of the Gary and prevoca
tional schools. [New York, 1915] 61 p. 8°.
Part of the seventeenth annual report of the city superintendent of schools, 1914/15, made to the Board of education.
217. New York (State) Education department. Examination of the public
school system of the city of Buffalo. Albany, The University of the state of New York, 1916. xiii, 208 p. 8°.
Report of a survey of the Buffalo public schools, made by the New York State Education department, under the direction of Thomas E. Finegan, Deputy Commissioner of education.
218. Beid, Sydney. The Gary system in New York city. Mother's magazine, 11:
30-32, 77, March 1916.