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Train [students] to perform routine tasks time-efficiently, without error or creative deviation. (page 4)

Fact Check

Generally speaking, when the concept of "training" is used the final report, the authors were speaking of teacher training and professional development. When they talk about student training, though, the word is used as a synonym for teaching. It didn't carry the same negative context it has today. As an example, "the Conference on Natural History recommends that the pupils should be made to express themselves clearly and exactly in words, or by drawings, in describing the objects which they observe; and they believe that this practice will be found a valuable aid in training the pupils in the art of expression." In other words, the History committee advocated students be taught how to take notes as they engaged with objects from history in order to improve their ability to express themselves when writing about history.

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