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The philosophy of education of William Torrey Harris in the annual reports

Peter M. Collins

The philosophy of education of William Torrey Harris in the annual reports

by Peter M. Collins

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Harris, William Torrey, -- 1835-1909.,
  • Education -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 55-58).

    StatementPeter M. Collins.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB875.H252 C65 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 59 p. ;
    Number of Pages59
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18732223M
    ISBN 100761839917
    LC Control Number2007942939
    OCLC/WorldCa213401108

      William Torrey Harris. If you have a hard time believing that this revolution in the contract ordinary Americans had with their political state was intentionally provoked, it’s time for you to meet William Torrey Harris, U.S. Commissioner of Education from to The development of systems of public education was one of the great accomplishments of nineteenth century urban society. At the beginning of the century few cities supported public schools; by they were an accepted feature of urban life.

    BOOK REVIEWS Yankee Teacher: The Life of William Torrey Harris. By Kurt F. Leidecker. (New York, The Philosophical Library, Pp. xx, $) Harris was born on a farm in what is now Putnam Heights, Connecticut, on September to, He left Yale in the middle of his junior year and lived from to o in St. Louis, where he. The heart of Public Schools and Moral Education is an exploration of the work and educational philosophies of Horace Mann (), William Torrey Harris () and John Dewey () as representative of the dominant approaches to moral and religious instruction in American public education.

    William Torrey Harris King's college and he published a work on "World Year book of Education" He became a regular contributor to the annual issues of the year book of education. In , Other players to the development of comparative education during this phase include; International, regional and national agencies, for example, the. Key Dates in Gifted and Talented Education. William Torrey Harris, superintendent of public schools for St. Louis, institutes the earliest systematic efforts in public schools to educate gifted students. Francis Galton’s seminal work, Hereditary Genius, is published indicating that intelligence was passed through successive.


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The philosophy of education of William Torrey Harris in the annual reports. [Peter M Collins] Philosophy of Education in the Annual Reports Chapter 6 Preliminary Remarks Chapter 7 Observations about Philosophy of Education Chapter 8 Examples of Philosophy of Education Chapter 9 Summary and Conclusion Chapter 10 Epilogue Part 11 Bibliography.

William Torrey Harris – A Collection of Essays, Including Papers and Addresses Presented in Commemoration of Dr. Harris' Centennial at the St. Louis Meeting of the Western Division of the America Philosophical Society.

Chicago: Open Court. Harris's annual reports contained evidence of communication and endeavors he made to improve the education of future teachers, current educators, as well as students.

Work within the Concord School of Philosophy and as editor of the International Education Series (IES) were additional platforms Harris utilized to share effective techniques and. An important educational philosopher and statesman of the late nineteenth century, William Torrey Harris served as the chief administrator of the St.

Louis Public Schools from to and as the United States Commissioner of Education from to Beginning his career in as an elementary school teacher in the St. Louis public school system, Harris progressed. The intertwining careers of William Torrey Harris converge in twelve of the Annual Reports of the Board of Directors for St.

Louis Public Schools. Harris formulated most of the essential features of these twelve reports as the Superintendent of Schools from to Buy the book: $ used (39% off) $. Description: The intertwining careers of William Torrey Harris (–) converge in twelve of the Annual Reports of the Board of Directors for St.

Louis Public Schools. Harris formulated most of the essential features of these twelve reports as the Superintendent of. William Torrey Harris, ; a collection of essays, including papers and addresses presented in commemoration of Dr.

Harris' centennial at the St. Louis meeting of the Western division of the American philosophical society [i.e. association] by American Philosophical Association (Book). Record Class: Textual Date: Creator: Unknown Extent: 1 linear foot Provenance: Edith Davidson Harris gave this collection to Truman State University in the mids in memory of her father William Torrey Harris.

Organization: The collection is organized in two series. Series 1 includes writings, speeches, and publications related to education and philosophy. William Torrey Harris () was a dominant influence in American education through his writings and by his own example as a school administrator.

William T. Harris was born in North Killingly, Conn., on Sept. 10,into a Congregationalist farming family.

He entered Yale College in and completed 2 years before traveling west. Title William Torrey Harris papers, Summary Chiefly drafts and printed copies of Harris's articles, addresses, lectures, and reports together with notes and printed material used in their preparation relating chiefly to the fields of education and philosophy.

The Philosophy of Education of William Torrey Harris in the Annual Reports. Peter M. Collins - - Upa. William T. Harris a Critical Study of His Educational and Related Philosophical ries: Philosophy of Education in. In the book The Educational Philosophy of William T. Harris by Richard D.

Mosier, it is stated that Harris forms the bridge between the mechanism, associationism, and utilitarianism of the 18th century and the pragmatism, experimentalism, and instrumentalism of the 20th century.

The Philosophy of Education of William Torrey Harris in the Annual Reports Apr 2, by Peter M. Collins Paperback. William Torrey Harris (Septem – November 5, ) was an American educator, philosopher, and lexicographer. Biography. Born in North Killingly, Connecticut, he attended Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts.

He completed two years at Yale, then moved west and taught school in St. Louis, Missouri, from towhere he was superintendent of. Harris contributes constantly to magazines on art, education, and philosophy, has translated extensively from German and Italian thinkers of the advanced school, and published twelve “Annual Reports” on the St.

Louis schools (St. Louis, '81); and a “Statement of American Education” (which was used at the World's expositions at. Full text of "ERIC ED William Torrey Harris: The Commemoration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of His Birth, Bulletin,No. 17 " See other formats.

Statement from the U.S. Commissioner of Education about the merits and costs of adding kindergartens to American schools, at least in the cities. Used by Anna Evans Murray (Daniel Murray's wife) to make a plea to the U.S. Congress for free kindergartens for Washington, D.C.

The philosophy of education of William Torrey Harris in the annual reports / Peter M. Collins Collins, Peter M [ Article: ].

The papers of William Torrey Harris () span the years and contain drafts and printed copies of articles, addresses, lectures, and reports by Harris and notes used in their preparation.

Harris's speeches and writings relate almost entirely to the fields of education and philosophy and include annual reports he wrote as. HARRIS AND THE JOURNAL OF SPECULATIVE PHILOSOPHY It was in that William Torrey Harris, then a young man of twenty-two, moved from the East to become a teacher of shorthand in St.

Louis and shortly thereafter an instructor in the public schools of that city. Seven and one-half years later, after having served as the Principal.A Twentieth-Century Collision explores intellectual culture in the United States during the twentieth century, a topic which cannot be understood without attention to the gradual narrowing of the scope of (academic) philosophy and its diminishing influence.

The Philosophy of Education of William Torrey Harris in the Annual Reports Peter M.Full text of "YANKEE TEACHER THE LIFE OF WILLIAM TORREY HARRIS" See other formats.