College News and Departmental Notes: Normal School Education
by Departmental notes - 1922
The Teacher-Training League gave the first of the Who's Who Series at the meeting held in the kindergarten room on March 8. The entertainment consisted of a mock presentation of the first executive meeting of the Department of Education in 1925, presided over by the Secretary of Education, immediately following the passage of the Sterling Towner Bill. The faculty members of the new National University located at Columbia Heights were the advisory members. “As Ithers See Us,” three years hence, was both flattering and humorous. At the professional meeting, on April 5, Dr. Kilpatrick spoke on “The Problems of Method,” showing the relation of method and curriculum for the purpose of education. He urged teachers to appreciate the higher values in education over and above those contributed by mere subject-matter. Mr. Hugo Newman spoke on the New York City Training School, emphasizing the wide range of abilities of students entering this school, and the best ways and means of developing desirable teachers from these abilities.
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