George Herbert Betts (1868-1934), was an American educator, and writer. He was a religious person and a member of Methodist Episcopal Church and always stood for connection between religion and education. His Ph.D. he received in Columbia University in 1909. His teaching career had a very wide geography and resulted in various works on teaching methodology, pedagogics and their interconnection with Christian religion.
The Recitation is a work on pedagogics by George Herbert Betts. It is devoted to clarifying of what recitation actually is, because this term is quite ambiguous. This work provides a clear view of recitation and of methods of its applying to the process of education. Thus for teachers this volume is a perfect aid-in-hand for teachers in organizing the process of education and making it flexible and suitable for pupils. This book would be a very enlightening reading for every one interested in this subject.