The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science Volume 66-68

The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science Volume 66-68

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: widened and its value enhanced. The school as an institution takes on a more vital character in the eyes of the countryside. Most important of all is the effect upon the teacher. Comfortably heated, well-lighted quarters, comradeship with colleagues--and at the same time personal privacy--a satisfying, cooperatively managed table, independence of the petty family rivalries of a small community, a recognized institutional status, combine to attract to the consolidated rural school manse teachers of a type which will put the country school abreast of the modern educational movement. It is futile to preach the gospel of sacrifice for the cause of rural education. There is no reason why rural teachers should be called upon to sacrifice themselves. They ought not to do it, and they will not do it. The school manse is not a fad, nor a luxury; it is a fundamental necessity. CONTINUATION SCHOOLS BY ARTHUR J. Jonas, Prr.D., Assistant Professor of Secondary Education, School of Education, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. The term "continuation school" as used in this country is still indefinite and does not refer to any one type of school. It was first generally used as a translation of the German term Fortbildungsschw Zen which refers to a particular type of school established in Germany for the benefit of young people who have passed the compulsory school age and are at work, but who still need the help of the school. These schools, while primarily vocational, often give training along general lines. In this country the term has been used in an even more general sense. Roughly speaking, all schools of any type which offer to people, young or old, while they are at work, opportunity for further training or education may be...
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  • Paperback | 374 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 667g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236833392
  • 9781236833396