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Introduction (The Textbook in American Education)


by J. B. Edmonson - 1931

The significant position of textbooks in the program of American education is so generally recognized that the Society seems to be fully justified in sponsoring a yearbook on the theme "The Textbook." It is the textbook that in thousands of classrooms determines the content of instruction as well as the teaching procedures. This statement may not be in accord with the usual theory, but it is supported by the facts reported by supervisors and state inspectors of schools. In view, therefore, of the important place of the textbook in our educational practice, the preparation and the selection of textbooks is a problem of major importance.


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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 30, No. 2.


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 32 Number 10, 1931, p. 1-6
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 21432, Date Accessed: 10/20/2019 5:12:10 AM

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