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Student teachers were critiqued on their appearance, social efficiency and teaching efficiency. The critic teacher added some general remarks and gave a rating:

  • E = excellent
  • F = fair
  • G = good
  • V.G. = very good

Student teacher reviews exist for all grades and disciplines offered at the WKU Training School. This one is for student Nell Jones:

Name of student – Nell Jones

Date – Jan. 23, 1920

Grade – First

Teacher of grade – Golda Johnson

Subjects taught – Health, Construction, Arithmetic, Reading, Language, Writing.

Personal appearance and personality –

Neat, tasteful, attractive.

Neatness in all work – Very neat.

Discipline – comparatively strong.

Tact – average

Influence upon children –

Very wholesome, children love her

Daily preparation – Good

General scholarship and culture –

Average altho her limited training in method prevented her best work.

Professional zeal and enthusiasm –

Marked degree shown.

Power of cooperating – Good

Ability to take suggestions –

Takes suggestions freely.

Individual peculiarities, special points of strength or weakness –

Shows some originality

Gains and holds attention of class well

Seems to love the work

Rating – Good

See Student Teacher Evaluations, Notebook 2, Part 1, Part 2, Part 3


Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Warren County


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