Bulletin Volume 46-55

Bulletin Volume 46-55

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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. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...is not included in any high school course except in the Polytechnic High School. There are sewing classes in three high schools, but the work in each is independent of that in other high schools. N 0 determined eflort has been made to correlate the art instruction with that of home economics. The classes are very generally overcrowded. The teachers in home economies are interested in their work and ambitious for its further development. Vith few exceptions they are reading the newer educational publications and making all possible use of summer-school courses. ' The oiiice of supervisor carries with it authority for the supervision of cooking classes in the elementary schools, sewing classes in charge of the Lux practice students, and the sewing in the three other elementary schools. The high-school courses are not under uniform supervision. The night schools are separate in supervision. The allowance for supplies to the cookery class is so meager that only minute quantities of food materials can be used. There is no provision for sale of food prepared by elementary schools, though there is evident need for school lunches and lunches for teachers. Much of the equipment used in elementary cooking classes is old and in bad condition. It is located in "centers" which necessitate much traveling by children from their regular schools to these " centers" and causes loss of school time and exposure by the children to the vicissitudes of a damp winter climate. Two high schools and one intermediate school have good sewing rooms and sewing equipment. All other sewing is done under difiicult conditions. I ' There is need of more liberal allowances for ambitious teachers who desire to take advanced courses in home economics....show more

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  • Paperback | 376 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 671g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236900359
  • 9781236900357