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The Promotion of Scholarship in Teachers of the Secondary Schools of the United States


by Gertrude Klein - 1926

IN MY career as teacher in the public secondary schools I have talked much and thought more about this teaching problem.1 Our work is so vital; it touches life at so many and such varying points. I suppose that is its real lure. We are all sure that we ought to be better teachers, that our work ought to be less wastefully and more efficiently done. How are we to accomplish this? We cannot deal with the promoting of our scholarship in any isolated fashion. We must first briefly survey the situation, see what our task is and what preparation we bring to it. Only then may we strive to suggest what our task might be. In the main we fit for the business of living, of working and playing, hordes of girls and boys with limitations, abilities, inclinations, and prejudices as varied as the world. To do this we must be omniscient, friendly, healthy, student specialists.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 28 Number 1, 1926, p. 58-76
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 5844, Date Accessed: 8/15/2020 3:42:03 AM

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