Educational Progress in Wisconsin

Educational Progress in Wisconsin

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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: ...are collected at the close of the farm season after the exhibit has been held. A detailed list of projects assigned and a summary of results for each is included. The summary shows gross and net profits, time devoted to the work and number of inspections made by-the agricultural instructor in each case. These reports collected this year for the first time have greatly emphasized the necessity of summer supervision in se curing effective results. Under this plan of reports 2166-individual projects have been reported from 62 schools. Twenty-three other schools are not here included inasmuch as they were included in a special cooperative plan to be described in a later part of this report. An important accomplishment of last year in meeting the problems of this field was the calling of the agricultural teachers of the state together for a conference at-Madison on January 10-12, 1918. As an outcome of the meeting a permanent organization was effected under the name--"The Wisconsin Agricultural Education Association." The practical side of the work was also given a great stimulus by a special cooperative plan involving t-he State Department of Education, the State Agricultural College and the U. S. Department of Agriculture. By this plan twenty-five of the high school agricultural directors were appointed special club and project leaders for a given district. Through federal cooperation each school represented was given $2-50.00 special aid on condition that the director should give the work careful supervision during the summer vacation months and that an exhibit be held in the fall. The men working under this plan have accomplished wonderful results under the patriotic stimulus of the war situation. Over three thousand special...show more

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  • Paperback | 114 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 218g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123691841X
  • 9781236918413