Child Study Reprints: Schallenberger
by Margaret E. Schallenberger - 1901
With this sample of boy justice we may compare one of the results of a study by Miss Margaret E. Schallenberger, reported in full on pages 87-96 of the Pedagogical Seminary, Vol. Ill, entitled "A Study of Children's Rights, as Seen by Themselves." About 3000 children wrote a language lesson after being read the following statement and question: "Jennie had a beautiful new box of paints, and in the afternoon, while her mother was gone, she painted all the chairs in the parlor, so as to make them look nice for her mother. When her mother came home, Jennie ran to meet her, and said, 'Oh, mamma, come and see how pretty I have made the parlor;' but her mamma took her paints away and sent her to bed. If you had been her mother, what would you have done or said to Jennie?"
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