Illinois Education Volume 10

Illinois Education Volume 10

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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. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ... the school will shape the destiny of tomorrow," continues the statement. The committee of the National Education Association suggests that the world congress might well work toward the following objectives: 1. To promote peace and good-will among the nations of the earth. 2. To bring about a world-wide tolerance of the rights and privileges of all nations. 3. To develop an appreciation of the value and tho inherited gifts of nationality through centuries of progress and development. 4. To secure more accurate and satisfying information and more adequate statements in the textbooks used in the schools of the various countries. 5. To foster a national comradeship and confidence which will produce a more sympathetic appreciation among all nations. 6. To inculcate into the minds and hearts of the rising generations those spiritual values necessary to carry forward the principles emphasized in the Conference on Limitation of Armaments. 7. Finally, throughout the world, in all schools, to emphasize the essential unity of mankind upon the evils of war and upon the absolute necessity of universal peace. To accomplish these ends it is proposed: 1. The teaching of international civics, which will acquaint the rising generation with the various points of contact made necessary and facilitated by the modern means of communication and trade. 2. By the organization of textbook material used in schools such as will give n more accurate visualization of the dominant traits and ideals of the nations. 3. Through the exchange of teachers and through scholarships to students of foreign countries. 4. By a program looking to universal education. 5. Through an exchange of articles on education setting forth programs and methnrls used in the more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 240g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236875109
  • 9781236875105