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Journal

OF

Proceedings and Addresses

OF THE

FORTY-SECOND ANNUAL MEETING

HELD AT

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS

JULY 6-10, 1903

1903
Publisbed by tbe Association
SECRETARY'S OFFICE, WINONA, MINN.

KECAP)

PRINTED AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO PRESS, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS

CONTENTS

PAGE

Constitution

By-Laws

Act of Incorporation

Calendar of Meetings -

Officers for 1902–3

Officers for 1903-4

Report of Treasurer

Report of Trustees

GENERAL SESSIONS

Journal of Proceedings

Minutes of Annual Meeting of Active Members

Report of Committee on Resolutions -

Minutes of Meeting of Board of Directors 1902–3

Minutes of Meeting of Board of Directors 1903-4

Addresses of Welcome -Bates, Collins, Pritchett

Responses --Lane, Harris ·

Presidential Address : The New Definition of the Cultivated Man -- Eliot

The Present Peril to Liberal Education --West

The Opportunity and Function of the Secondary School --Woodward

Manual, Trade, and Technical Education --Balliet

The Part of the Manual-Training High School in American Education --Pritchett

School Gardens, City School Yards, and the Surroundings of Rural Schools - Bright

School Gardens --Clapp

Surroundings of Rural Schools—Skinner

School Surroundings --Stetson

The Teaching of Civics and Good Citizenship in Public Schools ----Welling

Justification of City Expenditure on Parks and Parkways, etc.—Matthews

The Nature-Study Movement -Bailey -

The Beginning and Aims of the General Education Board - Buttrick

The Educational Needs of the Southern Negro-Walker

The Schools of the People -Murphy -

DEPARTMENT OF SUPERINTENDENCE

(Cincinnati Meeting, 1903)

Secretary's Minutes

The Human Side of Geography-Wolfe

Discussion-Hatch, Redway

The Best Methods of Electing School Boards — Jones

Discussion -Carr, Chalmers, Pearse, Solaan

The Freedom of the Teacher-Gilbert -

Discussion -Van Sickle, Richeson

A Readjustment of the High-School Curriculum - Coy

Discussion-Cooley, Soldan, De Garmo

Industrial Training in Rural Schools Bayliss

Discussion -Harvey

Literature in the Grades, and How to Use It - Mrs. Cooley

Discussion --Mrs. Heermans, Miss Holbrook

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ROUND TABLES

A. Round Table of State and County Superintendents :

Form and Extent of Manual Training for Public-School Work Thompson 214

Discussion -Wilkinson, Cole, Thompson, Martin, Fall, Baxter

217

B. Round Table of Normal Schools and City Training Schools :

Organization and Function of the Training School Bender -

219

C. Round Table of City Superintendents :

The Most Effective Use of the Superintendent's Time -Blodgett

224

Discussion-Brown, Fous, Keating

227

Public Opinion and Good Schools-Stableton

228

Discussion - Ogg, Chalmers, Hotchkiss

233

What Should Be the Features of a Modern Elementary-School Building ?

Carroll -

235

Discussion-Griffith -

239

The Full Utilization of a Public School Plant --Eliot

241

Seven-Year Course for Ward-School Pupils ---Greenwood

247

Discussion -Boone, McMurry, Carroll, Carr, Coy

260

Oxford University and the Rhodes Scholarships - Harris

263

Some Practical Problems in Manual Training --Richards

278

Discussion - Larsson

285

Coeducation at the University of Chicago --Small

288

Coeducation in High Schools --Gove

297

Discussion --Seaver, Gastman, Keating, Wolfe, Prince

299

THE NATIONAL COUNCIL

Constitution

301

Officers and Members -

303

Secretary's Minutes

Special Committees of Investigation

The Voluntary Element in Education --De Garmo

311

The Saving of Time in Elementary and Secondary Education-Balliet, Mrs.

Young

317, 322

Discussion ---Woodward, Green, Mrs. Young, Balliet -

327

The Educational Progress of the Year 1902-1903-Hyde

330

Discussion --Cook. Carr, Swain, Woodward

339

Contributions of Modern Education to Religion ---Coe ·

Influence of Religious Education on the Motives of Conduct --Pace

The Separation of the Church from the Public School - Harris

351

Discussion -Schaeffer, Carr, Miss Stickney, Greenwood, Pearse, Pace -

Memorial Addresses :

Jabez Lamar Monroe Curry --Aiderman

William Miller Beardshear --Seerley

Emerson Elbridge White - Coy

369

Remarks ---Swain, Greenwood, Bartholomew

373

Edward Richard Shaw - Reigart ·

374

DEPARTMENT OF KINDERGARTEN EDUCATION

Secretary's Minutes

377

Kindergarten Principles in Social Work - Lee

Discussion ---Eliot, Anagnos, Greenough, Soldan

The Kindergarten : An Uplifting Influence in the Home and the District --Gilder

The Power of the Kindergarten Training School, etc.Miss Hart

395

The Scope and Results of Mothers' Classes --Miss Harrison

400

Discussion - Mrs. Langsettel

The International Kindergarten Union --Miss Wood

405

406
607

1. Classical Conference:

General Discussion -Husband, Gunnison, Miss Leach, Hart, Lothman 470

II. Principal's Conference:

The Formation of a Federation of Secondary School Associations -Bryan

Discussion-Wheelock, Lyttle, et al.

479

III. Mathematical Conference:

General Discussion -Comstock, French, et al.

Report of Committee on Entrance Requiremeuts in Mathematics — Tyler

IV. History Conference :

General Discussion --Sullivan, Haskins, Huling, et al.

484

DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION

Secretary's Minutes

487

The Length of the Baccalaureate Course, etc.--Brown, Eliot, Butler, Harper, West 489

Discussion --Hering, et al.

514

Shall the University Concern Itself with the Morals and Manners of the Students,

etc.?--Harris, Tucker, Slocum, Gailor

517

Discussion --Baker, Aber, Swain, et al.

DEPARTMENT OF NORMAL SCHOOLS

Secretary's Minutes

539

The City Normal School of the Future - Brandt -

540

Discussion -Carroll .-

545

Does the Teacher's Knowledge of a Subject Differ from the Scholar's Knowledge

- Parsons, Smith

547, 554

Discussion -Soldan, Cook, McMurry, Cheney, et al.

560

Conditions of Admission to Normal Schools --Beckwith, Halsey

566, 559

Discussion-Hendricks, Salisbury

575

The Academic Side of Normal-School Work --- Johnson

577

How Can the Normal School Increase its Scholarship, etc.—Green

582

Discussion, Williams, De Garmo, Kirk, Lyte, Dearmont

DEPARTMENT OF MANUAL TRAINING

Secretary's Minutes

595

Education for the Trades: From the Standpoint of the Manufacturer - Higgins

The Demand for 'Trade Schools : From Educator's Point of View ---Chamberlain 602

Discussion - Burlingame ·

Trade Schools : From the Point of View of the School Superintendent-Balliet

609

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