Bulletin Volume 8-12

Bulletin Volume 8-12

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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. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ... are pupils in the largest class. The combination instrument and board cabinet provides a place where all articles. excepting the "T" squares, may be safely kept when not in use. Individual boards and pencils should be provided. The latter may be stored in the drawers of the instrument cabinet. The most important items which require constant repetition in order that they may become impressed upon the pupil's mind might be embodied in the following set of rules: (1) Keep the instruments clean. (2) Keep the pencils sharp. (3) Work accurately all the time. (4) Ink curved lines first. (5) Do not make holes in the paper either with compasses or anything else. (6) Use one edge of board only for a guide. Materials similar to those supplied with the instruments are kept in stock by the property clerk, Bureau of Education, as well as other articles which will be needed later, such as water colors, brushes, and so forth. woonwonx. The course in woodwork should be decidedly utilitarian in character. Utensils for the home, furniture for the house and school, toys and apparatus used in games can be made, and the fact that they can be used will add a decided interest to the work of the pupil. One reason for the great interest in manual training in the United States is the fact that the product of the school can be used in the home. The parents are proud to exhibit the work of their boys or girls, and the children are equally pleased to show the product of their hands to their parents. ' By making objects that can be of use in the homes, the parents will become interested and their cooperation secured. The following is a suggestive list of articles that can be made in the woodworking shops: Rulers, boxes, towel racks, inlaying work, ...
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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236839242
  • 9781236839244