• Examining and certificating teachers 

    Edwards, John Crockett (University of Missouri, 1906)
    One of the first laws in the United States on the subject of examining and certificating teachers was passed in Massachusetts in 1826. It stated that the School Committees should ascertain the qualifications of the teachers ...
  • The function of literature in secondary education 

    Davis, Sheldon Emmor, b. 1876 (University of Missouri, 1909)
    No subject in the curriculum of the secondary school receives more attention than does literature. This was true in the days when it was to be found only in a foreign tongue and before complexity of interests had given a ...
  • Heredity and education 

    Eitzen, Meta Therese (University of Missouri, 1907)
    It is evident that there are two important factors in producing a man and making him what he is, one the endowment given him at birth, the other, the environment into which he comes. No one doubts that the natural endowment ...
  • Some considerations in the teaching of mediaeval and modern history in high schools 

    Carr, Charles Frederick (University of Missouri, 1908)
    This paper is an attempt to show what is considered by the writer to be the function of Mediaeval and Modern History at the Teachers College High School, to find out what method this function can best be realized, to show ...
  • A study in seventh grade subject-matter 

    Mecker, Herman Heinrich (University of Missouri, 1913)
    Two years ago the writer came into the University Elementary School to devote about half time to teaching the seventh grade and the other half to graduate work in the University. As the writer worked along he found that ...
  • The withdrawal of pupils from school 

    Major, John William McGarvey (University of Missouri, 1906)
    This subject has, perhaps, received more attention and less careful study than any other educational problem. The numerous compulsory school attendance laws, both in Europe and America, testify to the consideration this ...