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Society's Committee on New Materials of Instruction - 1921
The work of the kindergarten must be comtantly new if the present-day conception of education as a meeting of children's needs at the successive stages of their development is kept clearly in mind. Having grasped this principle, the kindergartner sees that children's interests and activities must serve as the starting point in their education and that these interests must be so guided as to create problems for them to solve. The approach to subject matter is made by the meeting of play situations and the solving of play problems. It cannot, therefore, be stereotyped, but must be brought afresh to each individual or group.

Society's Committee on New Materials of Instruction - 1921
The materials assembled by the sub-committee on the primary grades are presented in this chapter in three sections, according as they are designed for use in the first, the second, or the third grade. The project materials for the third grade naturally fell under classification of school subjects, as: history, geography, arithmetic. Those for the first and second grades, because each project involved several of the tools of learning, were more difficult of organization, therefore more inclusive terms were used as: seasonable, special occasions. The chairman regrets that much valuable material came too late to be used. Readers may find it of interest to refer also to the "Reading Exercises Based on Children's Experiences" presented as Chapter I of the earlier report in the Nineteenth Year-book, Part I, of the Society.

Society's Committee on New Materials of Instruction - 1921
There are grouped in this chapter materials, mostly of the type now frequently referred to as ''projects,'' which have been actually used in the fourth, fiith, and sixth grades. Many of them will be found useful in more than one grade, but they have been arranged within the chapter as projects for the fourth, the fifth, or the sixth grade according to the grade in which they were originally developed. Within each grade they are also grouped roughly to bring together those that feature a given aspect of school work, like geography, nature study, composition, etc.

Society's Committee on New Materials of Instruction - 1921
On the whole the following brief records of projects deserve high commendation. They indicate the beginnings of a new and vitalized course of study and improved methods of procedure in junior-high-school instruction.

Society's Committee on New Materials of Instruction - 1921
The purpose of the special class work is to teach pupils to become useful members of society. This type of child usually leaves school early. He should then have had proper health habits established and should then know what kind of work he can do as well as where he can get a job.

Society's Committee on New Materials of Instruction - 1921

Society's Committee on New Materials of Instruction - 1920
Primary teachers have long recognized the necessity of supplementing the reading material of the printed primers by exercises made up directly from the experiences of the pupils. The exercises based on actual experiences have the advantage of drawing on a familiar but relatively diversified oral vocabulary and at the same time the pupils, recognizing the sentences as the results of their owri authorship, pass readily from oral speech to reading.

Society's Committee on New Materials of Instruction - 1920
The reading material supplied in the ordinary American primers are not. adapted in most cases to the experience of children who grow up in homes where the English language is not spoken and where American customs are unfamiliar. The city of Rochester, N.Y., has recognized the problem of providing proper primer materials for these children as one which must be dealt with by teachers familiar with the simple surroundings of such children.

Society's Committee on New Materials of Instruction - 1920
As one important branch of the Americanization Movement, there have been prepared lessons for the teaching of English to adults. The Army encountered the fact that well-meaning persons who attempted to teach illiterate recruits how to read were seriously handicapped for lack ofsuitable reading lessons.

Society's Committee on New Materials of Instruction - 1920
The City of Los Angeles is trying under the direction of A. H. Sutherland, Psychologist of the City School District, a unique series of experiments in reading. These experiments are at present limited to the special rooms where work is going on with ungraded pupils. They comprise a series of tests which are used following each reading exercise.

Society's Committee on New Materials of Instruction - 1920
The importance of teaching older people how to read effectively, especially when they read silently, has been fully discussed in the recent literature of education. There is no large body of material, however, on the methods of teaching silent reading, though some high-school teachers and even some college teachers are taking steps in their classrooms to meet this deficiency.

Society's Committee on New Materials of Instruction - 1920
The written work which pupils prepare is often of such little interest to them and to their teachers that it is thrown away after it has been corrected as to its spelling and punctuation. There is no reason why pupils should riot write on subjects which have permanent value. The results of their efforts can in such cases be accumulated to furnish some of the most interesting materials for subsequent reading.

Society's Committee on New Materials of Instruction - 1920
Another example of book-malring which uses materials collected in part by pupils and in part by teachers is the volume entitled "Real Stories From Ealtimore County History," published by Warwick and York, of Baltimore, and edited by Miss Isabel Davidson.

Society's Committee on New Materials of Instruction - 1920
The local environment of the school, both physical and social, is sure to yield abundant material if teachers will only follow the examples given in the last two sections, where it was shown that whole books can be compiled. That there is not enough for a book need not discourage anyone. Single lessons added to the material in ordinary textbooks will always helpto enliven instruction. In this section some examples will be given of such single lessons dealing with local environment.

Society's Committee on New Materials of Instruction - 1920
The extension of investigations beyond the local environment is fully justified when one considers on the one hand the meager statements of the ordinary textbooks on geography and on the other hand the overwhelming mass of material which is available in government reports, in magazines, and interesting books on travel.

Society's Committee on New Materials of Instruction - 1920
There is a widespread demand for examples which shall vary the monotony, the abstractness and the lack of contact with practical life of the usual textbooks. All the newer books are including examples which suggest attention to the daily interests of pupils. This demand has been followed in many localities by the collection of examples from tradespeople and store keepers in the neighborhood. During the war there was a large amount of material made with a view to promoting general thrift or support for the loans or purchase of war saving stamps.

Society's Committee on New Materials of Instruction - 1920
Nature Study is one of the lines in which it is possible and even necessary to draw a great deal of material from the immediate environment of the school. It is quite impossible in textbooks to present the local problems of physics and zoology and botany which will come up if pupils are alert to understand their surroundings. From the large body of materials which came to the Committee. One example was selected.

Society's Committee on New Materials of Instruction - 1920
The field in which there has been in recent years the greatest amount of productive writing by teachers and pupils, is that which is commonly known as civics. As indicated in the title of this section a somewhat broader title is more serviceable because it includes aspects of social study which are not directly related to government and the formal civic organization of the community.

 
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Abbate, Fred J.
Abbe, George
Abbot, Julia W.
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Abbott, Dorothy
Abbott, Forest L.
Abbott, Herbert V.
Abbott, Mary Allen
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Abedi, Jamal
Abel, David A.
Abel, Emily K.
Abel, Jerian
Abel, Yolanda
Abeles, Harold F.
Abelmann, Nancy
Abelson, Harold H.
Aben, Patricia
Abernathy, Ruth
Abernathy, Scott F.
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Abney, David
Abney, Louise
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Aboulafia, Mitchell
Abouzaglo, Shanee
Abowitz, Kathleen Knight
Abrahams, Frank
Abrahams, Salie
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Abrams, Alfred W.
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Abrams, Samuel E.
Abrams, Sandra Schamroth
Abramson, David A.
Abrego, Michelle
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Achenbach, Thomas M.
Achilles, Charles M.
Achinstein, Betty
Achner, M. J.
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Ackerman, John M.
Ackerman, Phillip L.
Ackerman, Winona B.
Acosta, Elda
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Adair, Vivyan C.
Adam, Roy
Adamany, David
Adams, Arlene
Adams, Arthur S.
Adams, Curt M.
Adams, Donald
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Adams, Kathy
Adams, Kenneth R.
Adams, Margaret
Adams, Megan
Adams, Natalie Guice
Adams, Susan R.
Adams-Bass, Valerie
Adamson, Susan C.
Adelson, Joseph
Adely, Fida J.
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Adkins, Amee
Adkins, Dorothy C.
Adkins, Winthrop D.
Adkison, Judith
Adler, Chaim
Adler, Karlyn
Adler, Mortimer J.
Adler, Susan Matoba
Ado, Kathryn
af Malmborg, Nils M.
Afonso, Robert
Afzal, Saima
Agans, Jennifer P.
Agee, Jane
Agirdag, Orhan
Agius, Kirsten
Agne, Russell M.
Agnew, Walter D.
Agosto, Vonzell
Agre, Gene P.
Agren, Raymond
Aguiar, Jeff
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Aguirre, Julia
Aguirre Jr, Adalberto
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Ahern, T. James
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Ahn, June
Ahram, Roey
Ahrens, Maurice R.
Aiken, Henry David
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Aikin, Wilford M.
Aikins, Ross
Airasian, Peter W.
Airton, Lee
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Alba, Richard
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Alberty, Harold
Albrecht, Arthur E.
Albrecht, Lisa
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Albright, Kathy Zanella
Albro, Elizabeth
Alcantar, Cynthia M.
Aldemir, Jale
Alden, Elizabeth
Alden, Vernon R.
Alderfer, H.F.
Aldrich, Grace L.
Alessi, Jr., Samuel J.
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Alexander, Dameon V.
Alexander, Francie
Alexander, Gadi
Alexander, Herbert B.
Alexander, Jonathan
Alexander, Karl L.
Alexander, Leslie
Alexander, Nathan N.
Alexander, Neville
Alexander, Nicola A.
Alexander, Patricia A.
Alexander, Theron
Alexander, Thomas
Alexander, W. P.
Alexander, William M.
Alexander, M.D., Franz
Alfonso, Mariana
Alford, Harold D.
Alford, Schevaletta M.
Alfred, Mary
Alger, Chadwick F.
Alharthi, Ahmad A.
Ali, Arshad Imtiaz
Ali-Khan, Carolyne
Alibutod, Marilyn
Alicea, Monica
Alishahi, Afsoon
Alkin, Marvin C.
Allegrante, John P.
Alleman, Janet
Allen, Anna-Ruth
Allen, Arthur
Allen, Ayana
Allen, C. R.
Allen, Charles R.
Allen, Clinton M.
Allen, Danielle
Allen, David
Allen, Forrest
Allen, Harvey A.
Allen, Ira Madison
Allen, Jan
Allen, Jane C.
Allen, Jennifer
Allen, Keisha McIntosh
Allen, R. V.
Allen, Richard D.
Allen, Ryan
Allen, Tawannah G.
Allen, Virginia F.
Allen, W. Paul
Allen, Walter R.
Allen, Wendell C.
Allen, Willard Paul
Allen-Jones , Glenda L.
Allensworth, Elaine
Allensworth, Elaine
Alleyne, Melissa L.
Alline, Anna L.
Allington, Richard
Allison, Valerie A.
Allport, Gordon W.
Allyn, David
Almack, John C.
Almeda, Victoria Q.
Almog, Tamar
Almy, Millie
Alonso, Harriet Hyman
Alonzo, Julie
Alpern, D. K.
Alperstein , Janet F.
Alpert, Augusta
Alridge, Derrick P.
Alsaedi, Najah
Alsbury, Thomas L.
Alson, Allan
Alston, Chandra
Altbach, Philip G.
Althouse, J.G.
Altman, James W.
Altman, William
Alvarado, Rafael E.
Alvarez, Adam Julian
Alvermann, Donna E.
Alviar-Martin, Theresa
Alvy, Harvey B.
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Amanti, Cathy
Ambach, Gordon M.
Ambrosio, John
Ames, Carole A.
Amonette, Henry L.
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Anderson, Gary L.
Anderson, Gina
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Anderson, Helen
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Anderson, James D.
Anderson, James
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Anderson, Jervis
Anderson, John E.
Anderson, Kate T.
Anderson, Kelly
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Anderson, L. Dewey
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Anderson, Michael L.
Anderson , Noel S.
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Anderson, Richard C.
Anderson, Robert H.
Anderson, Rodino F.
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Andrus, Ruth
Andry, Robert C.
Andrzejewski, Carey E.
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Ansell, Amy E.
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Armentrout, W.D.
Armor, David J.
Arms, Emily
Armstrong, Denise E.
Armstrong, John A.
Armstrong, Louis W.
Armstrong, Willis C.
Arndt, C. O.
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Arnett, Alex Mathews
Arnheim, Rudolf
Arnold, Bryan P.
Arnold, David B.
Arnold, Katharine S.
Arnold, Noelle Witherspoon
Arnot, Madeleine
Arnspiger, V. C.
Arnstein, George E.
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Ashcom, Banjamin M.
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