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The Teacher and the Future

by L. Thomas Hopkins - 1942

The place and function of the teacher in the future will be considered under four aspects: (1) What are the general and educational conditions which we as a people face at the moment? (2) What are the operating antecedents to these conditions? (3) What is the direction for life and education which appears to be more fruitful in producing better conditions of living in the future than in the past? (4) What are the opportunities of the teacher in maintaining, extending, and enriching this more desirable life and learning in America and in the world?

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 44 Number 2, 1942, p. 110-115
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 9205, Date Accessed: 7/27/2021 1:29:21 AM

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  • L. Thomas Hopkins
    Professor of Education, Teachers College
    Professor L. THOMAS HOPKINS is a specialist in the field of Curriculum and Teaching at Teachers College and has devoted the major portion of his time to the curriculum of the elementary school. During the past several years he has acted as consultant in curriculum construction in several large cities. Professor Hopkins' most recent books are Integration—Its Meaning and Application (with others), and Integration: The Democratic Process.
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