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CONTENTS.-- Educational history and biography--Current educational conditions-Edu. cational theory and practice Educational psychology ; Child study--Educational tests and measurements—Special methods of instruction--Special subjects of curriculum--Kindergarten and primary school-Rural education--Secondary education-Teachers : Training and professional status-Higher education-Scientific research-School administrationSchool management-School hygiene and sanitation-Physical training-Social aspects of education-Child welfare-Moral education--Religious education-Manual and vocational training-Vocational guidance--Agricultural education--Commercial education ---Professional education--Civic education-Schools for maimed soldiers Education of womenNegro education Education of deaf-Exceptional children--Education extension-Libraries and reading-Bureau of Education : Recent publications-Periodicals represented in this record.


The record comprises a general survey in bibliographic form of current educational literature, domestic and foreign, received during the monthly period preceding the date of its publication.

This office can not supply the publications listed in this bulletin, other than those expressly designated as publications of the Bureau of Education. Books, pamphlets, and periodicals here mentioned may ordinarily be obtained from their respective publishers, either

or through a dealer, or, in the case of an association publication, from the secretary of the issuing organization. Many of them are available for consultation in various public and institutional



Publications intended for inclusion in this record should be sent to the library of the Bureau of Education, Washington, D. C.

EDUCATIONAL HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY. 1900. Bloss, W. E. Medieval education. School guardian (London) 12: 255-59,

September 15, 1917. 1901. Jackson, William Walrond. Ingram Bywater: the memoir of an Oxforel

scholar, 1840-1914. Oxford, Clarendon press, 1917. xi, 212 p. front.


1902. Pearse, Padraic H.

The story of a success, being a record of St. Enda's college September 1908 to Easter 1916; edited by Desmond Ryan. Duhlin and London, Maunsel & company, Itd., 1917. xiii, 127 p). ilus. 12°.

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United States.

1903. Beals, Elvina S. Some needs of our elementary schools. Western jour

nal of education, 23:4-5, November 1917. 1904. Blakely, Paul L. “Public schools of disloyalty." America, 18: 195–96,

December 1, 1917.

Conditions in the schools of New York City. 1905. Bristol, Va. School board. Annual report and partial survey of the

Bristol, Va., public schools by the superintendent for 1913–1917. Bristol, Tenn.-Va., The King printing company, 1917. 19 p. diagrs. 12°

Superintendent of schools : F. B. Fitzpatrick. 1906. Finegan, Thomas E. Elementary education. Report for the school year

ending July 31, 1916. Albany, The University of the state of New York, 1917. 942 p. illus. 8°. (New York. State department of education. Thirteenth annual report, vol. 2.)

This report contains two distinctly new features : first, that which has to do with the physical training of the boys and girls in all the schools, public and private, and, second, that which is concerned with the training of adult illit

erates. 1907. Institute for public service, New York, N. Y. Rainbow promises of

progress in education. New York city, Institute for public service, 1917. 88 p. illus. 8°.

A report showing how far existing schools in different sections of the country have already incorporated the 111 different elements of method, content, and purpose which are to be experimented with in the new school of the General

education board. 1908. Thomas, Isaac. Dr. Flexner's "A modern school." School and society,

6: 605-8, November 24, 1917.

Examines anew Dr. Flexner's paper in order to understand a little more

clearly what the school at Columbia is to be and what it proposes to do. 1909. United States. Bureau of education. The public school system of San

Francisco, Cal., being a summary of Bulletin . . . 1917. San Francisco, Cal., 1917. 47 p. 8°.

A report to the San Francisco board of education of a survey made under the direction of the United States Commissioner of education. Prepared for the teachers of San Francisco by the Education committee of the San Francisco teachers' association, October 1917, under the direction of Milton E. Blanchard. This summary is condensed to about one-tenth of the full size of the report.

Foreign Countrics,

1910. Blake, Sir Henry. The education of a nation. Nineteenth century, 82:

1055–59. November 1917.

Education in Siam. 1911. Bloss, W. E. The dawn of modern education School guardian (London).

42: 275–79, October 20, 1917.

Emphasis is laid on the endowed schools of England. To be continued. 1912. De Montmorency, J. E. G. National education and national life. Quar

terly review, 228: 444-64, no. 453, October 1917.

Discusses the system proposed by the new Education hill now pending in

Parliament. 1913. Finley, John H. A message from France. American education, 21:

212–14. December 1917.

Address before the New York state teachers' association, November 1917.

The duty of the schools in war times. Tells of the heroic French teachers, who, all along the line of fire, hold their classes within sound of the cannon,

1914. Fisher, Herbert. Education in England during the war. School news of

New Jersey, 7:9-10, November 1917.

Extracts from an address in the House of commons, April 19, 1917.

An appreciation of the public elementary schools of England by its minister

of education. 1915. Gallouédec, Louis. L'enseignement public au Maroc. Revue pédagogique,

71: 313-39, October, 1917.

Shows the progress made in establishing schools in Morocco during the five

years of the French protectorate over that country. 1916. La Grande revue, Paris. (Educational number] 94: 385-592, Sep

tember 1917.

Contains : 1. Paul Crouzet : La revision d'ensemble de l'éducation nationale, p. 392–95. 2. Abel Faury: La guerre et l'esprit française, p. 396–413. 3. Albert Favre : Les enseignements de la guerre pour l'armée de demain, p. 414-51. 4. J.-P. Bounbiol : Les leçons de la guerre pour l'enseignement supérleur, p. 452-60. 5. J. Bezard, E. Pouthier, J. P. Bounbiol : Les leçons de la guerre dans l'enseignment secondaire, p. 461-88. 6. Emile Bugnon : L'école primaire et les leçons de la guerre, p. 489-511. 7. L. Tripard : L'enseignement technique et la guerre, p. 512-22. 8. G. Maréchal : Enseignements technique et artistique d'après-guerre. 9. “ Pages libres ”—Enquête sur les leçons de la

guerre pour tous nos enseignements, p. 529-91. 1917. Lacabe-Plasteig. L'école pendant la guerre. Revue pédagogique, 71:

340–77, 493-521, October, November 1917.

Gives results of the exposition of “ the school and the war," held by the

Ligue de l'enseignement at Paris, May 6-20, 1917. 1918. Talbot, Winthrop. The imperial plan în German schooling. Century

magazine, 95 : 199–204, December 1917.

Introduction by John Dewey.


1919. Aubin, A. Savoir positif et procédés mécaniques d'enseignement. Revue

pédagogique, 71: 243–61, September 1917.

Discusses the relative effectiveness of teaching by mechanical methods, and

of teaching which makes a subject intelligible to the pupil. 1920. Brown, George J. The private school a power in education. Business

educator, 23:26-27, 24, December 1917.

From the Philadelphia record educational guide.

Claims certain advantages for the private school over the public school. 1921. Burk, Frederic. Education by dynamism. Journal of the Association of

collegiate alumnae, 11: 217–25, December 1917. 1922. Cloyd, David E. Modern education in Europe and the Orient. New

York, The Macmillan company, 1917. 451 p. 12o.

Describes for the normal school and college student the educational systems of England, Scotland, France, Germany, Switzerland, Holland, Denmark,

Norway, Sweden, Japan, and China. 1923. Dearborn, George Van Ness. The “new education " and practical affec

tire wisdom. Atlantic educational journal, 13:119-21, November 1917.

Thinks that the new experimental school course might include instruction In the emotions-something of the nature, the force, and the dangers of the

emotions. 1924. Florer, Warren Washburn. Modern elements in Luther's educational

writings. Monatshefte für deutsche sprache und pädagogik, 18: 277–80, November 1917.

Undertakes to restate Luther's conception of education in the light of modern reform movements.

1925. Guthrie, Kenneth Sylvan. Teachers' problems and how to solve them;

a handbook of educational history and practice, or comparative pedagogy, with an appendix on the mission and limits of the history of education, Grantwood, N. J., Comparative literature press (1917)

170 p. 12o. 1926. Harberton, Ernest Arthur George Pomeroy, Viscount. How to lengthen

our ears; an enquiry whether learning from books does not lengthen the ears rather than the understanding. London, C. W. Daniels, Itd., 1917. 234 p. front. 12o.

Aims to show that more is owed to unlearned people than to the sons of

learning, and that “the whole education craze is a wicked mistake." 1927. La Rue, Daniel Wolford. The science and the art of teaching. New

York, Cincinnati (etc.) American book company [1917] 336 p. illus., diagrs. 12o.

Bibliography: p. 319-25; references also at end of each chapter. 1928. Mercier, Charles A. The principles of rational education. High Holborn,

W. C., The Mental culture enterprise, 1917. xi, 87, 15 p. 12o. 1929. Miller, Irving Elgar. Education for the needs of life; a textbook in the

principles of education, for use in elementary classes, in normal schools and colleges and in institutes and reading circles. New York, The Macmillan company, 1917. vii, 353 p. 12o. (Home and school series, ed. by P. Monroe)

Conceives of education as an integral phase of the life process. Conscious, or intentional education gives guidance and direction to the natural learning

processes. 1930. Talbot, Anna H. The work-study-play plan vs. the old-time formalism.

Education, 38: 197–204, December 1917.

A general discussion of the Gary plan. Says that the “ work-study-play " method assembles excellent features which have never before been brought together in one system.

EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY-CHILD STUDY. 1931. Baldwin, Bird T. Educational psychology. Psychological bulletin, 14:

341-51, October 1917.

Reviews the texts, treaties, monographs, and manuals issued during the

past two years on educational psychology. Bibliography : p. 347–51. 1932. Feldman, W. M. The Jewish child; its history, folklore, biology, and

sociology. With an introduction by Sir James Crichton-Browne. Lon

don, Baillière, Tindall and Cox, 1917. xxvi, 453 p. illus. 8°. 1933. Fillers, H. D. Oral and written errors in grammar. Educational review,

54:458–70, December 1917.

A study based upon the assumption that if children are permitted “to speak or write fluently and without restraint, they will make the errors

which are most natural, and thus reveal their true weakness in language." 1934. Gifford, R. W. Is the child to blame. Southern school journal, 30 : 36-40,

November 1917.

A consideration of some problems of childhood. 1935. Johnson, Buford Jennette. Experimental study of motor abilities of

children in the primary grades. Baltimore, The Johns Hopkins press, 1917. 62 p. diagrs. 8°. (The Johns Hopkins university studies in

education, no. 2) 1936. Lickley, Ernest J. Causes of truancy among boys. Los Angeles, Cal.,

University of Southern California press, 1917. 12 p. 8°. (Studies in sociology, vol. 2, no. 2, November 1917)

Based on a study of 1554 cases.

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