College News and Departmental Notes: Horace Mann School
by Departmental notes - 1921
The annual Teachers' Institute of Allen town, held on September 19—21, was much like the Demonstration School in the summer session at Teachers College. In response to a demand for a demonstration of teaching methods rather than a series of unrelated lectures, teachers of the Horace Mann School taught for three days classes ranging from the first grade to the senior high school. The program included lectures in which the general principles underlying the teaching were discussed. The fact that teachers and lecturers planned all the work together, with attention focused upon class-room methods, made a novel situation and a problem of keen professional interest. Three hundred and fifty teachers were in attendance.
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