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ERIC Number: ED541729
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1915
Pages: 168
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
City Training Schools for Teachers. Bulletin, 1914, No. 47. Whole Number 621
Manny, Frank A.
United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior
Analysis shows the character of city normal or training schools determines to a very large extent the character of the schools in which the children of the cities are taught. Recognizing the need of a comprehensive account of the organization, management, and work of the city normal or training schools, the author has made a careful study of them and prepared a report of the results obtained. This bulletin presents those results. The following chapters are included: (1) Present problems; (2) Function of the city training school; (3) Development of the city training school; (4) Entrance into training schools; (5) Courses of study; (6) Practice teaching and observation work; (7) Transition from training school to city service; (8) Substitutes; (9) The proportion of trained and untrained teachers; (10) "Home" teachers and "outside" teachers--"Inbreeding"; (11) Training of teachers in service; (12) The corps of the training school; (13) University credit for training school work; (14) Municipal higher education; (15) State normal schools and State departments of education; (16) Training classes; (17) Training schools for colored teachers; (18) Training of male teachers; (19) Married women and widows as teachers; (20) Alumni and alumnae associations; and (21) Social and economic status of 1,776 training school students. A bibliography and index are included. Five appendices present: (1) List of cities with over 100,000 population having city training schools; (2) List of cities with over 100,000 population where State normal schools are located; (3) The normal arts and gymnasium building of the Chicago Normal School; (4) Observation and participation in the Boston Normal School; and (5) Statistical tables of training schools for teachers. Individual sections contain footnotes. (Contains 8 tables.) [Best copy available has been provided.]
United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior.
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: Students; Teachers; Administrators
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of the Interior, United States Bureau of Education (ED)