Problems of the secondary teacher by Wilhelm JerusalemProblems of the secondary teacher by Wilhelm Jerusalem

Problems of the secondary teacher

byWilhelm Jerusalem

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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.1918 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER V ETHICAL AND SOCIAL PROBLEMS i. The Ethical Factor In The Secondary School WE have repeatedly had occasion during the course of our investigations to refer to the ethical problems of the secondary school. We have described social-ethical training as an integral element of general education. It consists, as we endeavored to show, in a corresponding development of the function of volition, and moreover, in such a way as to effect an invigoration, control, and expansion of the will (pp. 70, 83). According to our way of looking at it this expansion consists in giving the choices of our pupils the social point of view and to arouse in them the ability and necessity of advancing in every way the social whole of which they are a part. Our second pedagogic principle, which we have described as "the habit of industry," gave us occasion to call attention to the fact that one of the most important ethical problems of the secondary school is the matter of developing industry. We have also referred to the fact that intellectual discipline can be effective only as it is supported by fixed volitional dispositions which likewise constitute its vital basis. And finally, we have repeatedly emphasized that it is the duty and responsibility of the secondary school to train its pupils not alone to intellectual independence, but likewise to a sense of moral responsibility. These occasional references indicate that, in addition to the scientific and didactic, the secondary teacher likewise has very important ethical and social problems to solve. But the matter is by no means at an end when we have become clearly and vitally aware of the problems. We must clearly isolate the ethical factor of the secondary school so as to understand that our whole pedagogic activity, but ...
Title:Problems of the secondary teacherFormat:PaperbackDimensions:94 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021774401X

ISBN - 13:9780217744010

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