CONTENTS:- The concept of Pupil needs and its implication; The secondary school pupil; The current bases for appraising pupil progress; The origin and theory of the daily assignment method; The daily assignment method in action; The assessment of pupil progress in the daily assignment method; The origin and theory of the subject matter unit method; The subject matter unit method in action; The measurement of pupil progress in the subject matter unit method; The origin and theory of the experience unit method; The experience unit method in action; The evaluationof pupil progress in the experience unit method.
It has been established over sice herbart developed his methods of teaching that methods of teaching should be based on the psychological understanding of the children. The methodsof teaching should also take into consideration the prevailing economic conditions in the society. The methods of teaching are also incluenced by the prevailing political system in the country. A good secondary education system should be based on philosophy, psychology and sociology. Nowadays teachers are trained for teaching in secondary schools and methods of teaching have become time tested and reliable and faulty.