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697. Hughes, Matthew S. Dancing and the public schools. New York, Cincin
nati, The Methodist book concern (1917] 29 p. 12o.
Unfavorable to the modern dance. 698. The increase of ignorance [by] the Editor. Journal of heredity, 8:178–83,
Wards of Pittsburgh with most illiterates and most foreign born have high birth rate and also
show lower infant mortality than some of the best educated and prosperous wards. 699. Neverman, P. F. The work of the high school principal in the development
of the community. Wisconsin journal of education, 49:67–70, March 1917.
Address before the sixth Wisconsin country life conference in joint session with the Conference on agricultural education and the Southern Wisconsin teachers' association, Madison, February
9, 1917. 700. Perry, Clarence Arthur. First steps in community center development.
New York city, Department of recreation, Russell Sage foundation (1917)
32 p. 8°. (No. Rec. 149.) 701. Playground and recreation association of America. Report of committee
on recreation buildings. Playground, 11:33-41, April 1917.
Report was given at the Recreation congress, Grand Rapids, Mich., October 2–6, 1916.
Discusses (1) how to adapt existing school buildings to neighborhood recreation use, (2) how to construct new buildings so that they shall include facilities for neighborhood recreation center
work, and (3) how to construct municipal recreation buildings to be used by the entire community. 702. Stanford's marriage rate. Journal of heredity, 8:170–73, April 1917.
Three-fourths of men graduates of Stanford university marry, but only half of women. Possible reasons for the difference, and comparison with other institutions.
703. Bentón, A. H. Indian moral instruction and caste problems; solutions. Lon
don, Longmans, Green and co., 1917. xi, 121 p. 8°. 704. Driver, Levi J. Moral education. Educator-journal, 17:399-401, April 1917.
Aim of moral training, the relation of morality to religion, and materials for instruction.
RELIGIOUS EDUCATION. 705. Coe, George A. Religious education and general education. How is instruc
tion in “religious education" related to instruction in "general education?"
Religious education, 12:123–28, April 1917. 706. Erb, Frank Otis. The development of the young people's movement. Chicago,
Ill., The University of Chicago press (1917] 122 p. 8°.
Origin and development of young people's organizations in connection with the churches. 707. Humphreys, W. R. The literary study of the Bible in Michigan high schools.
English journal, 6:209–20, April 1917.
Advocates readings from the English Bible in our high-school courses in English literaturo. Through the King James' version, it has become "above all other books a monument of pure
and noble English." 708. Matthai, John. The education of Christian students in India. International
review of missions (Edinburgh) 6:305–12, April 1917.
Interesting presentation of the growth of Christianity in India, missionary colleges, etc. 709. Moore, Ernest Carroll. Religious training and vocational studies. The rela
tion of vocational training to moral and religious education. Religious education, 12:114-22, April 1917.
Also in School and society, 5:361-67, March 31, 1917.
Says that practical education will not interfere with the idealistic training of the young, but
on the contrary is certain to make idealism abound. 710. Peabody, Francis G. The religious education of an American citizen. Re
ligious education, 12:94-102, April 1917.
MANUAL AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING.
711. Dewey, John. Learning to earn: the place of vocational education in a com
prehensive scheme of public education. School and society, 5:331-35, March 24, 1917.
Address at the annual meeting of the Public education association, February 20, 1917. 712. Shiels, Albert. Relations and lines of demarcation between the fields of indus
try and public school education. American education, 20:460–65, April 1917.
The writer says that vocational education suffers from three dangers-it may be amateurish, it may be narrow and rigid, and it may be exclusive. To realize its purpose any program of industrial education must be a little more than industrial only, and in being industrial it must have the
practical and cultural values of industry, i. e., it must be intensive, but never narrow. 713. Snedden, David. Publicly supported vocational education: is it undemocratic?
Manual training magazine, 18:321-24, April 1917.
From an address before the Vocational education association of the middle west, in Chicago,
January 18, 1917. 714. Van Oot, B. H. “Life topica” in industrial arts. Midland schools, 31:229–30,
Vitalized teaching in industrial arts.
715. Bartlett, L. W. Vocational guidance in Pomona City schools. Pomona City,
Cal., Board of education, 1917. 24 p. 8°. (Pomona schools bulletin. Vocational guidance number. No. 5, March 1, 1917.)
Vocational guidance in the elementary and high schools, an outline for vocational thinking,
recommendations, and samples of pupil's vocational record cards. 716. Brewer, John M. and Kelly, Roy Willmarth. A selected critical bibliography
of vocational guidance. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard university (1917] 76 p. 8o. (Harvard bulletins in education, no. 4.)
AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION, SCHOOL GARDENS.
717. Hurd, W. D. Boys' and girls' club work in relation to agricultural education.
Journal of education, 85 : 339-41, March 29, 1917. 718. Iowa state college of agriculture and mechanic arts, Ames, Iowa. High
school courses in agriculture. Outlines prepared by the Department of agricultural education. Ames, Iowa, Agricultural extension department, 1916.
56 p. 8°. (Schools circular no. 5, December 1916.) 719. Murdock, F. F. School and home gardens. Journal of education, 85 : 349,
356, March 29, 1917.
School and home garden work carried on in connection with the State normal school at North.
Adams, Mass. 720. Pugsley, C. W. Vocational education—its relation to school gardening. Ne
braska teacher, 19 : 348–51, April 1917. 721. Whitten, J. H. Gardening in the upper grades of the elementary school. Edu
cational bi-monthly, 11 : 199-214, February 1917.
Suggestions on what to do and how to do it. 722. Wisconsin. Department of public instruction. Agriculture in the high
school. A manual for the high schools of Wisconsin. Prepared by Henry N. Goddard. . . assisted by John A. James. Madison, Democrat printing) company, 1917. 191 p. illus. 8°.
723. Lord, Isabel Ely. Practice houses for students in home economics. Journal
of home economics, 9 : 151–62, April 1917.
Presented at the ninth annual meeting of the American home economics association, Ithaca, N. Y., 1916.
COMMERCIAL EDUCATION. 724. Swift, John T. Business education in Japan. Asia; journal of the American
Asiatic association (New York) 17 : 128–31, 151, April 1917. illus.
725. Lee, Frederic S., and others. Medical research in its relation to medical schools.
Journal of the American medical association, 68 : 1075–79, April 14, 1917.
As a result of the great growth of research work, diminishing emphasis is being laid on medicine as an art and increased emphasis on it as a science.. Discusses medicine and the university;
research work in or outside of universities; responsibility of medical schools. 726. Thayer, W. S. Scholarship in medicine. Boston medical and surgical journal,
176 : 519–24, April 12, 1917.
Address before the students of Harvard medical school, February 26, 1917. Asserts the value of the humanities as a preliminary to the study of medicine.
727. Swift, Lucius B. Failure to teach the foundations of liberty. Educational
review, 53 : 341-49, April 1917.
Read before the American historical association at Cincinnati, Ohio, December 28, 1916. The history of liberty should extend to early periods of English history, and not be based solely
on the events that led up to the American Revolution. 728. United States. Bureau of naturalization. Proceedings of the first citizen
ship convention, held at Washington, D. C., July 10–15, 1916. Washington, Government printing office, 1917. 86 p. 8°.
Contains: 1. R. S. Coleman: Evening school for foreigners in the northwest, p. 18-20. 2. M. Beatrice Johnstone: Playday of the public schools at Grand Forks, p. 33–34. 3. J. M. Berkey: Civic preparedness and Americanization, p. 35-43. 4. W. M. Ragsdale: Some of the problems of getting aliens into the night schools, p. 43-49. 5. Woodrow Wilson: Address, p. 52–54. R. Alderman: What Portland, Oreg., is doing to Americanize foreigners, p. 55–57. 7. M. J. Downey: What Boston is doing in immigrant education, p. 62-68. 8. I. W. Schmidt: The Detroit business man's view, p. 68–79. 9. A. H. Melville: The industrial plan of education in Wisconsin, p. 79-85.
MILITARY AND NAVAL EDUCATION.
729. Earle, Ralph. Life at the U. S. Naval academy; the making of the American
naval officer. New York and London, G. P. Putnam's sons, 1917. XX, 359 p.
illus. 12o. 730. New Jersey. Legislature. Commission on military training and in
struction in high schools. Report of the Commission on military training and instruction in high schools to the Legislature, session of 1917. Trenton,
N. J., MacCrellish & Quigley co., state printers, 1917. 24 p. 8o. 731. Stimson, Henry L. The basis for national military training. Scribner's maga
zine, 61 : 408–12, April 1917.
Among other phases of the subject takes up the question of military training in the schools. 732. Teaching, vol. 3, no. 5, March 15, 1917. (The Wyoming plan of military training
in the schools.)
Contains: 1. I. B. Fee: The Cheyenne high school cadet system, p. 8–12. 2. S. S. Stockwell. The educational value of military training, p. 12–14. 3. E. A. Walker: The method of the Wyoming plan, p. 14-18. 4. Clair K. Turner: Military science and physical training, p. 19-23. 5. S. E. Kramer: The experience of Washington, D. C., in military training in the schools, p. 23– 26. 6. L. O. Mathews: Military training and higher education, p. 26-30.
EDUCATION OF WOMEN. 733. Bennett, Helen M. Women and work; the economic value of college training.
New York, London, D. Appleton & company (1917] 287 p. 12o. 734. Dabney, Charles W. The new education of women. Ohio teacher, 37 : 291
92, March 1917.
The new woman's college will be vocational as well as cultural; it will train women to work as well as to think.
735. Fernier, Marcelle. L'enseignement méthodique du français dans les classes
secondaires des lycées de jeunes filles. Revue universitaire, 26 : 186–200,
March 1917. 736. Guillet, Cephas. A study of the memory of young women. Journal of educa
tional psychology, 8: 65–84, February 1917.
“In two successive years psychology students were tested for their ability to memorize series. of nonsense syllables, digits, related and unrelated words, related sentences, and continuous prose. A little over half the material could be given after one reading. The effect of subsequent
presentations, and the changes which the learned material undergoes are considered in detail." 737. Jebb, Miss C. The advantages of a classical education for girls. Parents'
review (London), 28 : 161-67, March 1917. 738. National society for the promotion of industrial education. Evening
vocational courses for girls and women. New York city, National society for
the promotion of industrial education, 1917. 73 p. 8°. (Bulletin no. 23.) 739. Scoon, Robert. The need of a college for women in New Jersey. A survey
under the auspices of the New Jersey State federation of women's clubs, 1917. 23 p. 8o.
740. McGrow, J. H. Y. M. C. A. work for Virginia negroes. Southern workman,
46 : 237–40, April 1917.
TRAINING OF THE INJURED.
741. Massachusetts. Board of education. Special report of the Board of educa
tion relative to training for injured persons. Boston, Wright & Potter printing co., state printers, 1917. 62 p. 12o. (House doc., no. 1733.)
EDUCATION OF DEAF.
742. Andrews, Harriet U. Home training for deaf children. Volta review, 19 : 145–
74, April 1917.
An elaborate article of 30 pages. Discusses lip-reading, sense training, physical training, diet,
reading and writing, etc. 743. Nitchie, Edward B. Class instruction in lip-reading. Volta review, 19 : 177–
79, April 1917.
Advises private in preference to class instruction in lip-reading for adults.
744. Bronner, Augusta F. The psychology of special abilities and disabilities.
Boston, Little, Brown, and company, 1917. 269 p. 12o. 745. Crafts, L. W. Bibliography of feeble-mindedness in its social aspects. Journal
of psycho-asthenics, Monograph supplements, 1: 1-73, March 1917.
Contains about 1,000 titles, mostly from English, German, and French sources. 746. McMurtrie, Douglas C. Index-catalogue of a library on the care and education
of crippled children. American journal of care for cripples, 3 : 201–54, December 1916.
This first section comprises the signed books and articles classified in alphabetical order by authors. Future sections will cover the anonymous material, oilicial documents, and institu
tional reports. 747. Merrill, Maud. Mental examinations of crippled children. American journal
of care for cripples, 3 : 190–94, December 1916. 748. Treadway, Walter Lewis. The feeble-minded: their prevalence and needs in
the school population of Arkansas. Washington, Government printing office, 1916. 19 p. 8o.
Reprint no. 379 from the Public health reports, v.31, no. 47, November 24, 1916 (p. 3231-3247 ),
749. Woods, Elizabeth L. Provision for the gifted child. Educational adminis
tration and supervision, 3:139–49, March 1917.
Result of an investigation made for the purpose of ascertaining what our schools are doing to provide for children who are above average in native ability as well as in actual attainment.
750. Kirton, Charles H. The principles and practice of continuation teaching. A
manual of principles and teaching methods specially adapted to the requirements of teachers in commercial and continuation schools. London, Bath
(etc., etc.) Sir Isaac Pitman & sons, ltd., [1916) 364 p. 12°. 751. Loeb, Max. A unique institution; an adult day school. American school,
4:79, March 1917.
"An account by a member of the Chicago school board, of a day school for adults now being
carried on in a section of Chicago's business district.” 752. Stoddard, A. E. Public schools and the summer vacation. West Virginia
school journal and educator, 46:15–16, April 1917.
Gives an outline for summer activities in a medium-sized city.
LIBRARIES AND READING.
753. Evans, Sarah C. The reading of high-school students. Public libraries,
22:168, April 1917.
Continued from Public libraries, March 1917 (item 556). 754. Johnson, Roy I. The school and the library. English journal, 6:243-47,
Among other matters discusses the relation of library fiction and magazine literature to the course in English.
BUREAU OF EDUCATION: RECENT PUBLICATIONS.
755. Kindergarten legislation; by Louise Schofield. Washington, 1917. 30 p.
(Bulletin, 1916, no. 45.) 756. Pine-needle basketry in schools; by William C. A. Hammel. Washington,
1917. 18p. illus. (Bulletin, 1917, no. 3.) 757. Rural school supervision; by Katherine M. Cook and A. C. Monahan. Wash
ington, 1917. 63 p. (Bulletin, 1916, no. 48.) 758. Secondary agricultural schools in Russia; by W. S. Jesien. Washington, 1917.
22 p. (Bulletin, 1917, no. 4.) 759. Service instruction of American corporations; by Leonhard Felix Fuld. Wash
ington, 1917. 73 p. plates. fold. chart. (Bulletin, 1916, no. 34.)