Pittsburgh Teachers Bulletin Volume 16

Pittsburgh Teachers Bulletin Volume 16

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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. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...etc., etc., form a wealth of material beyond all that the class can possibly discuss in the current events period. ' It is impossible to place too much emphasis on organizing the lesson around one or two big topics. For example, lessons of great importance could have been built during the past term on such topics as the new Republican tariff, results of the November election, the Fascisti revolution in Italy, the president as national budget direotor, a ship subsidy for American ships. The following devices have been ' found helpful by successful teachers of current events. Require e_ach student to keep a current e-vents notebook. A looseleaf book is best adapted to this work, due to the fact that all of the malterial on an important subject may not be available at one time. This notebook should contain clippings, articles, outlines made by the student, compositions, questions and answers. A helpful exercise is to have the student index his notebook. This not only make-s is easy to use for reference and review. but it is also a splendid training for the students _in after years. The current events bulletin board has been found a great success, wherever used. The teacher posts at the top of the board the main topics for the week's discussion. Students post clippings, news items, etc., relating to _ these topics and on the day of the recitation determine the best material to remain posted. A current events class roll, used occasionally, add-s interest. VVhen the roll is called, each student answers with one fact about the topic under discussion. Suppose your lesson for one week is a study of prominent persons who have been mentioned during the preceding week or month. Each student may be asked to answer with'the name of a...show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236903757
  • 9781236903754