Parents and Their Problems; School Problems Volume 7

Parents and Their Problems; School Problems Volume 7

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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. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...the public schools. Men of advanced ideas have become converted to the vocational needs of the times. As people these days are specializing in their work, it is found that special education is advantageous. This vocational training has been divided into four principal parts for both boys and girls. There is industrial education for workers in trades and industries; agricultural education for farmers; commercial education and domestic arts for those who expect to remain in homes. These branches are being developed along scientific lines, and it is a foregone conclusion that this is only the beginning of a new educational era which will add marvelously to the dignity and efficiency of labor. XVII THE KIND OF KNOWLEDGE OP MOST WORTH TO YOUNG WOMEN LUCY WHEELOCK Principal of Wheelock Kindergarten Training School, Boston, Mass. The essentials of an excellent woman HERE is an ancient picture of an excellent woman, some of whose features we are trying to paint today. "The heart of her husband safely trusts in her." "She will do him good, not evil, all the days of her life." She is busy and enterprising--"like the merchant's ships she bringeth her food from afar." She has business ability--"she considereth the field and buyeth it." She is industrious--"she layeth her hands to the spindle and her hand holdeth the distaff." She is prudent--"she is not afraid of the snow for her household, for all her household are clothed with double garments." She does not disdain beauty--"her clothing is silk and purple." She is charitable--"she stretcheth out her hand to the poor." She is kind--"in her tongue is the law of kindness." She is wise--"she openeth her mouth with...show more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236506243
  • 9781236506245