Education: Dalton Plan

In London was held a conference on the Dalton Plan for (English) Secondary Schools. Later a report was issued by the Dalton Association.

Author, Aim. The author of the plan is Miss Helen Parkhurst, Director of the Children's University School of New York. Its aim is to extend to pupils in secondary departments the opportunities for self -development which have long been granted to children in the more modern primary schools. The class room is to be a freer place than usual, the teacher taking the position of a friend and adviser rather than a...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!