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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...the classes questions upon the lessons or demonstrations given, so that such questions may be a basis for the teachers' lessons after they return to their schools. During the visits of all the grades from Public School 119, a year ago this fall, a rapid review of the lessons was given at the close of each period. Many of these same classes came for a second lesson, and at that time, different members of the class, either chosen beforehand or chosen at random, gave before their class a talk on the same subject that had been taken up before. If a given class could come more than once in a given season, the value of the work would be cumulative. This is a matter for the individual principal and teacher to decide, and for us. only to recommend. It is, of course, not entirely valueless in education merely to visit an institution for an unrelated lesson, but it is far more valuable if the work given at such an institution becomes a part of the regular class work, or helps to emphasize some special feature of the schoolwork. Another phase of our work with and for teachers, is the course in children's gardening. This course was primarily planned to be a help to teachers, not only in a new field of work, but as a part of their own school work. The course is of a year's duration, but may extend over more than one year, or may be taken altogether in one summer. All our courses include both theoretical and practical work, the latter taken up in the greenhouse and out of doors in the garden. The field of gardening has opened up more and more possibilities to teachers. The Brooklyn Botanic Garden has been used by a certain body of teachers, by about 25,000 children with their teachers every year, and by about 1,000 children or more who came for classes of from...show more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 132g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236496213
  • 9781236496218