Educational Bulletin Volume 2

Educational Bulletin Volume 2

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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. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...to this work. Instruction in sewing is conducted by the cooking teachers in the cooking rooms with the exception of the Irving and Central Schools in which there are sewing rooms, and the Central School where the work is taught by the High School sewing teacher in the sewing room. Lack of adequate facilities, such as rooms, tables and lockers, constitute a serious drawback to this work. The course of study involves the dressing of dolls and articles of clothing for children as well as decorative and art craft projects. Textile study, cost estimating, etc., is included in the course. There is but little relation between the work in sewing and design. PART 2. HIGH SCHOOL COURSES Shop Woodwork--Boys. The shop courses in wood are open, upon election, to boys of any High School class. Two 80 minute periods, the equivalent of one full half day, is devoted to this work, which is taught by a special teacher. The room is equipped with woodworking benches, bench and general tools and there is a power platform saw in an adjoining room of the basement. Lack of adequate room, light, tools and equipment greatly handicaps this work. There are at present four woodworking classes with a total enrollment of about 19 boys. Boys electing woodworking may also elect mechanical drawing, but are not compelled to do so. Each class is open to boys of any High School year, and may thus contain freshmen, juniors, sophomores and seniors, making the problem of instruction very difficult. The course of study is of the traditional order. Advanced boys are allowed to elect projects. As indicated above, while the work itself is commendable, a better adaptation to the needs of Hammond is obviously required Mechanical Drawing. The work in mechanical drawing in the High...show more

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236980239
  • 9781236980236