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Reynolds, Annie / The training of teachers for the country schools of Wisconsin

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(2) BReter Rural Schools-Betts  Hfail.
  Chapter 2. Rural School attendance; public life and the rural schoo.
                as a social center.
  Chapter 3. How Utme is to b.e secured in country Schools for music, art,
                agriculture and domestic science.
  Chapter 8. The salolastic preparation of the teacher.
  Chapter 9. Erofessional training of teachers.
  Chapter 10. The failures that come from lack of knowing the community
                and from offending community standards.
  Chapter 11. The principles which underlie a good program.
  Chapter 12. Danger points in management
  Chapter 13. Good teaching: Teazhimg how to study; the contagion of in-
                terest; principles of good questioning; physical conditions
                a factor; careful assignment
  Chapter 15. The consolidated rural school.
  Chapter 17. HIgh school training necessary for farm children.
  Chapter 19. How to effect consolidation.
  Chapter 21. The supervision of rural schools.
  Chapter 29. The promising future: Rural schools a good Investment
  Chapter 30. Importance of a "runty superintendent in rural progress.
t I) The Rural School-Its Method and Management-Culter & Stone.
  Chapter 18. The opportunity of a rural teacher.
(J) The Improvement of Rural Schools-Cubberlep.
  Chapter 4. Better supervision: New conceptions of the office of county
                superintendent; obstacles to reform; kind of supervisors
i5) Country Life and the Country School-- Carney.
  Chapter 7. The country school as an agency in the solution of the farm
  Chapter 11. The training of country teachers
(6) Chapters in Rural Progress-Butterf eld.
  Chapter 11. The rural school and the community.
(7) New Ideals in Rural Schools-Betts.
  Chapter 1. The rural school and Its problem: Characteristics of the
                rural community; the adjustment of the rural school to
                its problem.
  Chapter 3. The rural elementary school curriculum.
  Chapter 4. Supervision of rural teaching.
(S) The Country life Movement-Bailey.
  1. Read the report of President Roosevelt's Commission on Country We.
  2. Become acquainted with reports of local, state and national confer-
       ences on rural progress.
  3. Discuss Bailey's Opinion: "The first necessity Is to place broadly
       trained persons In the open country. The second necessity is that
       city folk and country folk work together on all great public ques-
  4. Study the chapter on woman's contribution to the country life move-
  5. Discuss the 16 points under What will bring people together?
  6. Discuss the possibilities of county and local faim's
  7. Is Bailey right when he savs: "I should have the fair represent
a real
        Institution in the progress of civilization?" What IS the responsi-
        bility of country teachers along this line?
  8. Discuss Balley's answer to the question, "What constitutes good

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