Bulletin Volume 13-19

Bulletin Volume 13-19

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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. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...on life. The work is given by a regular high-school physics teacher, and consists of simple experiments, which illustrate some of the more common experiences of everyday life. The handicraft or industrial work receives one-third of the pupil's time and, for the eighth-grade boys and girls, may occupy the entire four hours. Many of the boys who thus spend their full time in the shop taking a special line of work have completed the eighth grade and are attending continuation classes voluntarily. The girls who devote their whole time to industrial work are those who are preparing themselves for trade work in millinery or dressmaking. It is this field of industrial work which offers the largest opportunity for vocational guidance. Xot only is instruction closely related to the field of the child's present activity, but opportunity is offered for the child to receive preparation for the field of his preference. It is a common experience to have a child who is working at a blind-alley job elect at school the subject which will fit him or her for a job with a future. Many of the " vocational hoboes" have manifested a very strong desire to cease being such and to settle down with thought for the future. In dealing with such pupils, the continuation-school teacher has a unique opportunity, for the teacher here deals with a child who has left the regular school and has gone into daily occupation in the business world. The boy or girl attends the school, it is admitted, through compulsion, but nevertheless with the always present consciousness of the job and its significance. To discuss with such children the opportunities of the curriculum and to allow the choice of subjects of instruction which have meaning in the world of jobs and...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 630g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236983882
  • 9781236983886