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Florida Teachers' Bulletin

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Florida Teachers' Bulletin
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Found in: Florida Teachers' Bulletin (vol. XII, November 1936, No.1)

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Florida State Teachers' Bulletin
Official Publication of the Florida FLORIDA Teachers' Association
STATE TEACHERS' S. W. CURTIS -----------------------------Editor
ASSOCIATION Contributing Editors
D. E. WILLIAMS
Officers J. I. E. SCOTT EDWARD D. DAVIS
N. W. GRIFFIN PHILIP WELTNER
EDWARD D. DAVIS MISS JEANETTE GLOVER JAMES A. ESPY
President MRS. E. B. JONES
Ocala
S. W. CURTIS
Executive Secretary
Clearwater VOL. XII November 1936
JAMES A. COLSTON
Vice-President
Ormond TABLE OF CONTENTS
J. B. WILLIAMS
Treasurer
St. Augustine Page
W. M. RAINES
Secretary to Treasurer Acknowledgments----------------------------------------Jacksonville
MRS. NAOMI CHRISTOPIhER
Secretary of Research -Editorial-The New Course of Study in Action -------------- 2
Miami
President's Message-------------------------------------Developments of Negro Education in Florida---------------By J. Irving Scott
REGIONAL VICE-PRESIDENTS How To Make and Follow a Daily Lesson Plan--------------By Mrs. E. P. Jones
G. L. PORTER
District No. i How To Teach Reading in the First Grade --------6
DeFuniak Springs By Jeannette H. Glover
D. T. JONES
District No. 2
Fort Meade The Why Of Adult Education------------------------------W. V. NIXON By James A. Espy
District No. 3
Fernandina
Issues Vital to The Teachers of Florida-------------------District No. 4 By N. W. Griffin
Daytona Beach
MRS. GRACE B. EDWARDS Mrs. Lily Carmichael Evans----------------District No. 5
ii! Miami
MRS. LESSIE D. BROWN Calendar of Events--------------------10 ...
District No. 6 i
Ocala We Need Real Rural Schools----------------11
N. W. GRIFFIN By Philip Weltner
District No. 7
St. Petersburg
D. C. FORREST Tentative and General Program---------------13
District No. 8
Ft. Myers Minutes of Florida State Teachers' Association---------15
Florida A. and M. College Schedule----------Inside Cover
* FLORIDA STATE TEACHERS' BULLETIN
Published in January, March, May and November by the Florida THE BULLETIN welcomes contributions from the teachers at State Teachers' Association, 205 5. Madison Avenue, Clearwater, Fla. large. Significant educational news is especially desirable.
SUBSCRIPT1ON PRICE, 5o cents per year; single copies, s5 cents. Change of address should be sent promptly. Both old and new MEMBERSHIP IN THE ASSOCIATION is $s.oo per year. This addresses must be given. includes a subscription to THE BULLETIN.
Failure to receive the Bulletin should be reported to the editor Entered as second class matter, February 2, 5928, at the Post in order that missing copies may be supplied. Office at Clearwater, Florida, under the Act of August 24, 1912.




Teachers Of The Colored Youths Of Florida
(A Message From The President)
GREETINGS: numbers sufficiently large to gain for him the respect
and solicitude of the major political divisions. Nationally,
Education is being more and more asked by laymen the recent election re-established the Negro beyond a to state exactly where it is going and why and how it reasonable doubt, as a potent factor in American life. expects to get there. This is a sign that the schools In the matter of business and other forms of ecoare of vital interest to mankind. That educators them- nomic cooperation the Negro in Florida is beginning to selves are accepting the challenge and taking the lead in see the light. self-examination is a sign of vitality; for only the spirit- The Negro teacher, faced as he is with an insecure ually and mentally dead find no fault in themselves and economic status, meager educational equipment with hence refuse to change. which to work and other unfavorable conditions, has also
Education is a dynamic thing and is subject to con- been awakened by the clamor for a change from the
stant modifications. The school which represents the in- traditional attitudes and injustices meted out to his stitutional side of education, constitutes a very important group. He is now not merely hoping, but actually workand indispensable part of our social machinery. Since ing for a "New Deal" for All teachers in Florida. society itself is a rapidly changing social organism, it Our economical, political and educational plight is a
follows that the schools cannot be static. direct challenge to the type of educational training that
We conceive the function of the school as that of is being given to our boys and girls. "Negro Education" directing us to a social order as we think it should be, must direct and not simply reflect the trends of the Nerather than a mere reflection of society as it is. The gro. questions that arise in our minds are these: Is the edu- I am most happy to have this opportunity to greet
cation that our Negro youths are receiving meeting the you on the eve of the 45th Annual Session of the Florida needs of the time? Does Negro Education need re-or- State Teachers' Association which is to convene in Miami ganization and re-direction ? If so, in what way ? on November 26, 27 and 28th, and to say to you that we
are looking forward to seeing you and listening to your
The Negro in Florida is awakening to his true status. contribution towards the solution of our common eduHe is taking more interest in his local, state and national catio~al problems. governments and the opportunity offered by them for Sincerely yours,
his development and welfare. He has begun to vote in EDWARD D. DAVIS.