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Experiment in Education

by Frank M. McMurry - 1917

A great many teachers are critical of the tendency to measure the results of instruction as attempted in recent surveys of educational systems. They see in these surveys, a great emphasis laid on the more mechanical elements of study, such as spelling and the four fundamental operations in arithmetic, for example; and they know that the whole corps of teachers is tempted to become engrossed in such measurement to the neglect of other things. And since experiment in education has been largely of this sort up to the present time, they are inclined to condemn educational experiment in general.

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 18 Number 5, 1917, p. 415-418
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 3444, Date Accessed: 6/5/2020 3:33:43 AM

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