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CONTENTS. - Introductory notes-Publications of associations-Educational history-Current educa.
The following is a selection of recent educational books of impor-
PUBLICATIONS OF ASSOCIATIONS.
meeting . . . Laurel, Miss., April 29 to May 1, 1915. Brookhaven, Miss.,
8o. (H. L. McCleskey, secretary,
Contains: 1. P. P. Claxton: [Report of Dr. Claxton's address on the six-six plan), p. 37-39.
and the principles underlying its determination, p. 72–76. 4. S. C. Eall: Should essentials
school, p. 82-85. 6. Mary Stokes: Co-operation between the elementary school and the state,
1089. Ohio state teachers' association. Proceedings-sixty-eighth year, June
30 to July 2, 1915. Ohio educational monthly, 64 : 350-431, August 1915.
Contains: 1. P. E. Cromer: Attendance problem, p. 361–63. 2. J. H. Cook: Consolidation-
teachers in Ohio, p. 379–84. 7. I. G. Williams: A question of standards, p. 384-91.
convention, St. Johnsbury, Vt., October 15–17, 1914. 128 p. (Margaret R.
Contains: 1. E. B. Smith: Practical medical inspection, p. 20-23. 2. W. II. Crawshaw: The
1091. Fisk, Carl R. The English parish and education at the beginning of American
colonization. School review, 23 : 433–49, September 1915.
Interesting historical sketch, with copious bibliographical references and notes.
The Macmillan company, 1915. 453 p. 12o.
“Supplementary reading" at end of each chapter.
1094. Spranger, Eduard. Der zusammenhang von politik und pädagogik in der
neuzeit. Umrisse zu einer geschichte der deutschen schulgesetzgebung und
For references to earlier installments see: Monthly record of current educational publications,
1914, item 1478; 1915, item 880.
1096. Alabama. Dept. of education. The elimination of illiteracy in Dale
County; report of a visit of the rural school agent. Montgomery, Alabama
illiteracy commission, 1915. 31 p. illus. 8o.
[Boise, Id.) 1915. 96 p. 8o.
education, 19 : 12–17, September 1915.
Address delivered at the Congress of education, Oakland, California, August 16, 1915.
[etc.] Unione tipografico-editrice torinese, 1915. 326 p. 8o. (Biblioteca
CONTENTS.-pte. I. Natura e fini delle istituzioni scolastiche (G. Castelli).-pte. II. Amminis-
1915. olidationThe social le country
p. 373-77; or training
annual aret R.
Bw: The teacher, 5.G.S. welfare ditiona) 1.59–65. 71. 8. : AgriTy life 4-100.
1100. Cooper, Clayton Sedgwick. Modern ideals in American education. Edu
cational foundations, 27 : 12–21, September 1915. 1101. Deutscher lehrerverein. Pädagogische zentrale. Entwurf eines frage
bogens zu periodischen erhebungen über den fortschritt der verbesserungen der öffentlichen volksschulen im Deutschen reiche. Im auftrage der pädagogischen zentrale des Deutschen lehrervereins bearbeitet von Aloys Fischer. Zeitschrift für pädagogische psychologie und experimentelle pädagogik, 15: 454-65, September/October 1914.
Schema of a proposed school survey in the form of a questionnaire. 1102. Duval, P. Les programmes de l'enseignement primaire et la guerre. Révue
pédagogique, 66 : 455–73, June 1915.
A detailed account of the modification of the content of subjects of study for the purpose of
instilling the lessons of the European War. 1103. A handbook of the best private schools of the United States and Canada; an
annual publication, 1915. Boston, P. E. Sargent  514 p. 12o.
(Sargent's handbook series) 1104. Randall, A. W. G. The failure of Prussian education. Journal of education
(London), 47:561-62, 564, September 1, 1915.
Says that France is the most successful of all nations in combining "cosmopolitanism and an ineradicable sense of nationality,” in its institutions of learning. In France emphasis is laid
on culture; in Germany on erudition. 1105. Sadler, Michael E. Changes in English education since 1900. School and
society, 2:367–71, September 11, 1915. 1106. Schierbaum, Heinrich. Deutscher geist für deutsche schulen. Zeitschrift
für lateinlose höhere schulen, 26 : 195–200, 7. und 8. heft, 1915.
Condemns the still regnant Hellenic spirit in the schools and calls for the enthronement of the
German spirit in German schools.
A counsel on the future of education in Germany after the War. Revolutionary changes not.
expected, but a movement in the direction of an education more democratic and closer to life 1108. Wilkinson, Emma T. New idealism in elementary education. Education,
36:34–45, September 1915.
PEDAGOGICS AND DIDACTICS. 1109. Burnham, William Henry. Bibliographies on educational subjects. 4. Ex
perimental and general pedagogy. Worcester, Mass., Clark university press, 1915. 32 p. 8o. (Publications of the Clark university library. vol. 4, no.5)
Bibliographies prepared by students of Clark university. 1110. Campagnac, Ernest Trafford. Studies introductory. to a theory of educa
tion. Cambridge, University press, 1915. 133 p. 12o. 1111. Leupolt, Edmund. Der neue lehrplan für die sächsischen seminare. Päda.
gogische zeitung, 44 : 265–67, May 27, 1915. 1112. Mulford, Henry J. The beginnings of education. Buffalo medical journal,
71:67–76, September 1915.
Second paper of series. Discusses the teacher and methods of teaching. Emphasizes the
danger of fatigue. Shows the physiological effects upon the child. 1113. Ruediger, W. C. Is credit for quality sound? School review, 23 : 450-54,
Writer deplores the fact that many high school and college teachers have no “consistent grasp of educational theory, including the theory of motivation, and are therefore unable to bring student and subject vitally together."
1114. Sleight, W. G. Educational values and methods based on the principles o
the training process. Oxford, Clarendon press, 1915. viii, 364 p. 12o. 1115. Vom rechte des kindes. Schweizerische lehrerzeitung, 60 : 153–56, 163–65,
173–75, 186–87, May 8, 15, 22, 29, 1915. (To be concluded)
A critical examination by a conservative thinker of the libertarian tendencies in educational
thought and practice represented by Ellen Key, Ludwig Gurlitt, Leon Tolstoi, Berthold Otto. 1116. Wyneken, Gustav. Der krieg und die schule. Akademische rundschau,
3 : 293-305, May 1915.
The most radical thinker among German educators advocates a pedagogy and educational policy oriented by the forward look to the needs of the present. Page 303–05, an invitation by the editors to a discussion of Wyneken's article.
EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY; CHILD STUDY. 1117. Chase, H. W. The recent spelling test. North Carolina high school bulletin,
6: 125–40, July 1915.
Some comments on the recent high school spelling test held in North Carolina. 1118. Jessup, Walter A. Standards and current practices. School and society,
2:137–43, July 24, 1915.
Theorists, investigators, and superintendents have for some time been critical toward the content, method of teaching, time expenditure, etc., in the teaching of arithmetic. While they are not perfectly agreed, yet there is sufficient agreement to make it worth while to know the
extent of these agreements, which are set forth in this article. 1119. Moore, Charles N. On correlation and disciplinary values. School and
society, 2: 378–85, September 11, 1915.
Discusses particularly the literature on correlation between abilities in different school subjects. 1120. Stark, William E. Measurement of eighth grade composition. School and
society, 2 : 208–16, August 7, 1915.
This study is based upon compositions written by all members of the eighth grade in the public
schools of Hackensack, New Jersey. 1121. Tidyman, W. F. A critical study of Rice's investigation of spelling efficiency.
Pedagogical seminary, 22 : 391-400, September 1915.
The writer thinks that Rice's investigation offers little of direct, positive value to pedagogical theory and practice. Its greatest and, indeed, its monumental service to education must be
that it raised questions and stimulated experimentation and criticism of existing practices. 1122. Zeidler, c. Beiträge zur psychologie des jugendwanderns. Zeitschrift für
pädagogische psychologie und experimentelle pädagogik, 15 : 465–82, September/October 1914.
A study of the psychology of children's outing tours based on material gathered by the Pädagogische vereinigung of Hamburg.
SPECIAL METHODS OF INSTRUCTION. 1123. Louisiana state university and agricultural and mechanical college.
Dept. of junior extension and home economics. Autostereopticon and moving picture machine for extension service in rural schools. Baton Rouge, Ramires-Jones printing company, 1915. 14 p. illus. 8°. (University bulletin, Louisiana state university. vol. VI, n. S., no. 7)
SPECIAL SUBJECTS OF CURRICULUM, 1124. Bagley, W. C. Minimal essentials in geography and history. American
school, 1:206–9, August 1915. 1125. Chiles, E. E. Oral exposition for colleges and high schools. English journal,
4:458–64, September 1915.
Discusses the technique of presentation in the longer theme work of the advanced high school student and of the beginner in college or university composition,