Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in the States of Illinois, Colorado and California

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in the States of Illinois, Colorado and California

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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. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...and Animal Protection, has been thoroughly in sympathy with the general work of the bureau and has especially co-operated in the promotion of humane education. The numbers reached by these lecture courses since their beginning are thus given in the last three biennial reports: Total number of lectures........................... 726 605 711 Grade children attending.......................... 47,297 47,906 55,432 High school childrcn attending................. 7,955 5,230 5,320 Teachers attending.................................. 2,768 2,239 3,480 Parents and other adults.......................... 4,232 3,075 9,140 Teachers taking special course at State Teachers' College.............................. 18 In order to increase the efiiciency of humane education, MrWilliam R. Callicotte, the present superintendent of moral and humane education, suggests that the state should be divided into about eight districts, each district to be under the supervision of a district superintendent of humane education. Each of these ofiicers should be a competent teacher, especially trained for this kind of work, and should give his entire time to visiting the schools of his district at regular periods and giving instruction in humane topics. Methods now in use in Colorado are practical as far as possible. Children are taught the nature, the characteristics and peculiar habits of animals, their place in the animal kingdom and relation to human beings, and their general usefulness in the scheme of nature. Questions are suggested, involving the natural daily experiences of children with animals upon the streets or at home. These questions are discussed in the class-room, and children are requested to discuss them with their parents at home and then to...show more

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  • Paperback | 44 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236862775
  • 9781236862778