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Experimental Work in Elementary Schools: Possible Values of a School Museum


by Benjamin R. Andrews 1904

The Educational Museum of Teachers College bears to the Horace Mann and Speyer schools the relation of a school museum. In this regard, it carries on two lines of work: it loans photographs, lantern slides, and various illustrative materials and apparatus for use in the different grade rooms; it also arranges and displays in its exhibition room exhibits which the pupils of the schools visit. Toward both these lines of work, it maintains an experimental and constructive attitude. It seeks to discover for the school the possibilities in the use of illustrative material and teaching appliances in the grades, and in the development of the school museum as an educational agency. The educational museum has other relations than the ones mentioned, but the present paper will confine itself to these two.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 5 Number 3, 1904, p. 64-74
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 9805, Date Accessed: 10/23/2017 10:21:36 PM

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