Common Sense in School Supervision

Paperback | February 5, 2012

byCharles Adam Wagner

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XIX. What Two Teachers Think Of Supervision. Long after all that has preceded had been thought out, and long even after most of it had been written and published, the two protests which constitute this chapter came to the writer's knowledge. They are included because they represent facts and a real point of view. Probably the preceding discussions have stated or intimated the correction for the faults of supervision set forth. It is not controversy that is aimed at but a contrasted point of view. The conscientious supervisor will want to feel that he has a proper correction for every complaint voiced by the two teachers. How general is the feeling expressed by the two voices of protest is a problem. Some time soon a department of graduate study of education will make a study of supervision of instruction in the supervisory units lying all about it in cities, boroughs and counties to ascertain what is the attitude of entire bodies of teachers toward supervision. Not all the sentiment is hostile or questioning. What percent is friendly is merely a guess. Hostile feeling usually treats itself to unrestrained utterance and so gives the impression of a host though but few voices are vociferating. The many teachers who feel benefited and who like supervision say nothing. The few who feel wronged speak ceaselessly about it. The impression resulting from such a state of affairs is consequently false. Recently, out of ten teachers in a school system under supervision, but one was opposed to supervision when questioned by an applicant about to enter the system, but that one said more mean and poisonous things than all the nine together said in favor of the scheme. Here too fault-finding was on the personal basis. The first article is from the March 20, 1919...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XIX. What Two Teachers Think Of Supervision. Long after all that has preceded had been thought out, and long even afte...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:54 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217462286

ISBN - 13:9780217462280

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