An Examination of High School Failures as Revealed in the Literature of the Subject in Order to Determine the Nature, Extent, Causes and Remedies Page: 35
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percentage of failures reported for high-school pupil# in
the field of English.
ASI sciences . —— With psgsfd to the ■ scicnocBj
some of the difficulty seeas to arise from the failure of
teacher to impress on their students the principles of the
sciences. It is reported with regard to chemistry, for ex-
formula writing, pupils do not remember ac-
curately the valences of the ordinary simple and
compound radicals| they have not become habituated
in the processes involved in formula writing; and
iM0tl U seems to learn a simple and
rapid oheok on the correctness of a foriaala. We.
aa teachers, overwhelmed by the avalanches of sub-
ject-aiatter which a chemistry student is expected
to Master, have failed to impress the principles in-
J* fiVe !fee ^i11 wMch remedy the
difficulty in formula writing, ... it seems rea-
l! Auction and drill
in formula writing will go far to help the pupil in
writing equations .21 & F "•
Further light is thrown upon this problem of signifi-
cant differences in subject failure patterns, however, among
individual students by an investigation carried oat at the
University of Chicago in 1930. Beauchaap made the follow-
Pr°gre8Sea through the units,
individual differences were found to develop with
respect to attitudes toward work and methods of
studyj the time required to attain the specific
learning products; the number of trials required
. C. Bennett, "A Study of Pupils * Errors in Ohemis-
t^y,^^i£Ml of Educational Research, XIV (Hovember, 1926),
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Mann, Ralph. An Examination of High School Failures as Revealed in the Literature of the Subject in Order to Determine the Nature, Extent, Causes and Remedies, thesis, 1950; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130213/m1/41/: accessed October 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .