New challenges to our schools.


New York, Wilson, 1953.

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Subjects Education -- United States.
Education.
United States.
Series Reference shelf ; v. 25, no. 1.
Description 214 pages 21 cm.
Copyright Date 1953.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 204-214).
Contents A roundup of the critics / J. Erskine Hawkins -- The American Legion's attack on "progressive education" / Irene Corbally Kuhn -- John Dewey's influence on teaching methods / Benjamin Fine -- "Learning by doing": an example / James R. Morse -- How today's schools teach the "3 R's" -- How today's schools teach the "content subjects" -- Answering criticisms of the public schools / Earl James McGrath -- Private and parochial -- Public funds for private schools -- Unity and diversity in secondary education / James B. Conant -- Catholic defense of religious education / James M. O'Neil -- How a Catholic parochial school teaches religion / George Barry Ford -- Moral and spiritual values in public education / Ernest O. Melby -- Court decisions on religious education in public schools -- The case for the private school -- Gifted children: special public school classes / Katherine Glover.
Gifted children: the Ford Foundation experiment / S.A. Schreiner, Jr. -- Gifted children: proposed college-aid bill.
The lag in building / Benjamin Fine -- A survey of needs -- The tweleve-month school plan / Myron Stearns -- Some twelve-month schools / Roland C. Faunce -- Immediate needs -- The long-range view / Benjamin Fine -- State requirements -- Criticism of teachers colleges / John William Sperry -- Defense of specialized education / Frederick E. Bolton -- Teacher training standards / Benjamin Fine -- Travel fellowships -- The situation today / Benjamin Fine -- How to deal with drop-outs / Jack Harrison Pollack -- Life adjustment education: an example / T.H. Broad -- The "co-op" program / Morton M. Hunt -- Methods of teaching slow learners / Agnes N. Bass.
The role of college-entrance requirements / Benjamin Fine -- "Enemies" of the schools -- The Battle Creek and Pasadena cases / John Bainbridge -- A proposed agenda for education / Theodore Brameld -- Teachers and texts accused of being subversive / Benjamin Fine -- "Loyalty laws" spread / Goodwin Watson -- Textbooks: the Zoll Group's view / Verne P. Kaub -- Textbooks: the Magruder Review / Edna Lonigan -- Textbooks: Magruder and other cases / Edward N. Saveth -- Textbooks: the problem of changing times / Fred Hetchinger -- Defense against charges of "subversion" / Ernest O. Melby -- Controversial issues in the classroom / Buell G. Gallagher -- Training in citizenship -- The citizenship education project / Murray Teigh Bloom -- Curriculum and teaching methods under fire / Mrs. W.T. Wood.
Who runs the school?-legal aspects -- How our schools have grown -- Characteristics of our schools: an educator's view / William G. Carr -- Common elements of the curriculum -- What modern high schools teach / J. Dan Hull -- "The service is personal" -- The unit method of teaching / Gilbert S. Willey -- An example of unified studies -- New developments: school design / Leonard Buder -- New developments: community school / Benjamin Fine -- New developments: school camps / Julian Smith -- New developments: outdoor education / Leonard Buder -- New developments: community colleges / Benjamin Fine -- New developments: languages in the grades -- Educational developments in the United States, 1951-52 -- Educational chcanges summarized -- What U.S. thinks about its schools -- Effect of inflation / Benjamin Fine.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)175152
(OCoLC)ocm00175152
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