Common Sense In School Supervision

Paperback | May 22, 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: ...for great unhappiness. The individual teacher who finds herself in this position, and who is practically alone in it, should take herself in hand seriously and by dispassionate self-examination determine just what is the trouble. Poor supervision exists, just as poor teaching exists. Teachers need not treat the poor or the counterfeit article as if it were the excellent and the genuine. The supervisor represents an office of great dignity and of great importance and all official conduct should show the respect and the consideration which is due the office. Personal friendship with the supervisor is still a matter of personal choice. To respect the office and the officer does not carry the obligation of including the official among your intimates and personal friends. Just because this affected depreciation of the supervisor is in reality self-depreciation every teacher should help another teacher whom she finds making this deplorable mistake to correct it. The teacher's poor opinion of the supervisor does not cancel the supervisor's poor opinion of the teacher. CHAPTER XII. Supervision Of Instruction. I. Division of Responsibility. There are two quite distinct points of view as to the proper division of responsibility for supervision of instruction. The prevailing view favors supervisors and assistant superintendents, who are to visit the schools, observe the work, criticize the teachers, and direct the teachers' meetings. From the point of view of organization this appears direct, logical and simple. As will appear in the discussion, the scheme has several very serious weaknesses. The other view, which is regarded as rather novel and visionary, is that the superintendent work with and through the principals and supervisors to reach the teachers, and furthe...

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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: ...for great unhappiness. The individual teacher who finds herself in this position, and who is practically alone in it, should tak...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:54 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:May 22, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217813291

ISBN - 13:9780217813297

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