網頁圖片
PDF
ePub 版

ENGLISH JOURNAL

[ocr errors]

THE OFFICIAL ORGAN OF THE NATIONAL COUNCIL

OF TEACHERS OF ENGLISH

EDITORIAL BOARD
JAMES FLEMING HOSIC

W. WILBUR HATFIELD
Editor

Associate Editor
FRANKLIN T. BAKER, Columbia University

EDWIN L. MILLER, Northwestern High School.
PERCY H. BOYNTON, University of Chicago

Detroit, Michigan
Emma J. BRECK, Oakland (Cal.) High School FREDERICK B. ROBINSON, College of the City of
John M. CLAPP, New York City

New York
BENJAMIN A, HEYDRICK, High School of Com-

FRED NEWTON Scort, University of Michigan
merce, New York
EDWIN M. HOPKINS, University of Kansas

ELMER W. SMITH, Colgate University
CORNELIA STEKETEE HULST, Grand Rapids,

CHARLES SWAIN THOMAS, Cleveland School of
Michigan

Education

VOLUME VIN

JANUARY-DECEMBER 1919

THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO PRESS

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS

[merged small][merged small][merged small][ocr errors]
[blocks in formation]

The principal of one of our successful normal colleges means two things when he speaks of the socialization of the English work. He means the socializing of the content of the work in composition, grammar, and literature and the socializing of the procedure in the classroom. He means (1) the fitting of the subject-matter of the English work closely into the present-day thoughts and lives of the students—the relating of the English work closely to the community life, and (2) the conduct of the recitation largely by the students themselves, with the teacher as guide the conduct of the recitation by a pupil as a member of an active social group.

It would be folly to substitute devices for a principle or paraphernalia for an attitude, but it may not be futile to glance at certain simple illustrations of social activities in classroom procedure. Of course these are given only as illustrations. Progressive schools of the country, north, west, east, and south, can offer other kinds of illustrations of classroom social activities.

As part of the student activity of the classroom, it is common for teachers to have a secretary's report of the preceding meeting read as the first number on the program at each meeting. The following report may give a partial idea of the range of student activity.

In the report, the purpose of the instructor to get the students roused to personal activity while he remains in the background as

[graphic]

ENGLISH JOURNAL

THE OFFICIAL ORGAN OF THE NATIONAL COUNCIL

OF TEACHERS OF ENGLISH

EDITORIAL BOARD
JAMES FLEMING HOSIC

W. WILBUR HATFIELD
Editor

Associate Editor
FRANKLIN T. BAKER, Columbia University

EDWIN L. MILLER, Northwestern High School. PERCY H. BOYNTON, University of Chicago

Detroit, Michigan EMMA J. BRECK, Oakland (Cal.) High School FREDERICK B. ROBINSON, College of the City of JOHN M. CLAPP, New York City

New York BENJAMIN A. HEYDRICK, High School of Com

FRED NEWTON Scott, University of Michigan merce, New York EDWIN M. HOPKINS, University of Kansas

ELMER W. SMITH, Colgate University CORNELIA STEKETEE HULST, Grand Rapids,

CHARLES SWAIN THOMAS, Cleveland School of Michigan

Education

[merged small][merged small][merged small][ocr errors]
« 上一頁繼續 »