Discussion of the Training of Secondary Teachers
by Charles A. McMurry — 1905
I have given the Yearbook a careful reading and am greatly pleased with the whole execution of the plan. I have one line of thought to suggest. The problem of training teachers in both normal schools and universities involves, as one of its chief difficulties, the induction of the young or inexperienced teacher into the difficulties of actual practice. All pure theorists both in normal schools and in universities persistently dodge this problem. Reasons, excuses and explanations are invented, manufactured and multiplied in order to escape from this problem.
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