College News and Departmental Notes: The Horace Mann School Demonstration School
by Departmental notes - 1917
The prominence given to the Horace Mann Demonstration School in the courses at Teachers College during the summer session is worthy of special note. The courses in theory and practice center much of their work around demonstration lessons taught by the Horace Mann teachers, and the course, Education so, which is given over wholly to observation in the demonstration school and to the conferences upon related problems, has come to be one of the most important courses in the College. It was first offered three years ago as something of an experiment with the expectation that a small number of students might enroll. About eight hundred students did enroll, and this summer there are more than one thousand taking the course. No medical clinic was ever given more serious attention and study than the students of the summer sessions have given to the demonstration teaching in the Horace Mann School during the past three summers. The admirable professional spirit of the demonstration teachers has been shown by their readiness to expose their work to constant criticism.
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