An Educational Survey of a Suburban and Rural County; Montgomery County, MD

An Educational Survey of a Suburban and Rural County; Montgomery County, MD

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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. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...study............................................ 43 20 4 _-31734, 4 Elementary agriculture.................. 52 1% 4 '__ 2 Domestic science....... as 4 0-Qt 4 Manual training 67 1 3 1 Music............ 48 19 4 1 Drawing........... _..................................... 46 22 4 0 It will be noticed that the greater proportion of the schools give no time at all to these studies, while only a small number attempt to teach them thoroughly. Four high schools--Rockville, Gaithersburg, Brookeville, and Sandy Spring--each have a special teacher of domestic science; three schools--Rockville, Gaithersburg, and Kensington--share the time of one man as an instructor in manual training. Sandy Spring and Brookeville High Schools share between them the entire time of one man for teaching elementary agriculture. Rockville and Gaithersburg each have a commercial teacher. Sandy Spring has a special teacher giving her entire time to music. The Sandy Spring and Brookeville High Schools are probably the most interesting schools in the county in these respects. Each is a genuine rural high school, making definite and successful efforts to adapt their pupils to the conditions of country life. _ Fifty-one schools have libraries varying in size from 1 volume to 2,000 volumes per school. The total number of volumes in all the schools is over 7,000, the average for each school reporting being about 138. The schools reporting libraries may be grouped as follows: Schools having libraries with from Sch00l3_ 1 to 25 volumes................................................... 4 25 to 50 volumes.................................................. 11 50 to 75 volumes.................................................. 9 75 to 100...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236946464
  • 9781236946461