The Study Of History In Secondary Schools; Report To The American Historical Association

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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. 1911. Excerpt: ... THE STUDY OF HISTORY IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS This Committee was appointed by the Council of the American Historical Association at the Madison meeting in 1907. As originally constituted the Committee included, besides the four members signing this Report, Mr. Charles W. Mann, Professor of History in Lewis Institute, Chicago. Mr. Mann died in the spring of 1909. He had been much interested in the work of the Committee and as a practical school-man had paid careful attention to the problems to be solved. We take this opportunity to express our sorrow for the loss of a wise and successful teacher and our appreciation of the value of his counsel. I. Relation of this Committee to the Committee of Seven Although two of the members of this Committee were also members of the Committee of Seven, we make no pretence of representing the earlier Committee or of attempting to give an authoritative interpretation of its Report. We have made a new study of the conditions in the schools, and have entered once again into a careful consideration of the history curriculum. The Report of the Committee of Seven, however, has necessarily been our starting-point; we were appointed to determine what modifications, if any, were needed in the recommendations of the earlier Committee. This task could not be performed without interpreting the Report; and in some instances interpretation or emphasis appeared more desirable than any very distinct modification. In the following pages, therefore, we present, not only our own recommendations for change, but also what appears to us to be the proper or the most helpful and useful construction of the work of the Committee of Seven. II. The Report of the Committee of Seven In 1899, when the Committee of Seven published its Report, the schools w...

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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. 1911. Excerpt: ... THE STUDY OF HISTORY IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS This Committee was appointed by the Council of the American Historical Association a...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:20 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.04 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217373585

ISBN - 13:9780217373586

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