TITLE

OMAHA APPLIED DEMOCRACY

AUTHOR(S)
Cross, A. J. Foy
PUB. DATE
November 1940
SOURCE
Education Digest;Nov1940, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a reprint of the article "Omaha applies democracy," by A.J. Froy Cross, which appeared in the September 1940 issue of the "Nation's School". In this article, the author examines the positive outcomes of the curriculum planning program in public schools in Omaha, Nebraska. School work is judged in terms of child growth. Standardized tests are rarely used for instructional purposes. A system of school-home reporting was introduced in which report cards are used less than informal notes to parents. A child-study service was established. Teachers exhibit a feeling of responsibility for the educational growth of their students.
ACCESSION #
19196275

 

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