School; A Monthly Record of Educational Thought and Progress Volume 9-10

School; A Monthly Record of Educational Thought and Progress Volume 9-10

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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. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...be no objection to the introduction of such fractions as J, illustrated by the farthing, halfpenny, and by the parts of an inch on the ruler, the use of other vulgar fractions and decimals is rather absurd at this early stage; and one very much questions the advisability of bothering children of six, seven and eight with x values. The books for the higher classes are on right lines. Drawing and hand and eye training have been well correlated, and graphs and logarithms have received special attention. Exercises dealing with weighing have been included throughout the series. The arithmetics are issued in two sets--pupils' copies at 3d. and teachers' at 8d. The latter contain the problems given in the scholars' edition, together with the answers and many useful hints. Rational Test Cards in Arithmetic. Sets III.-VII. (Macmillan and Co. is. nett.) The Rational Test Cards published by Macmillan are well named. They are not too difficult, and the tests are generally of a practical character. Test Cards in Arithmetic. Sets III.-VII. (T. C. and E. C. Jack. is. 3d. each nett.) Jack's Arithmetic Test Cards are intended to supplement their Three-Term Arithmetics. For those teachers who use such aids this set can be recommended. But surely it is undesirable and unnecessary that involved sums in complex fractions should now be given. The Practical Tests are good. McDougall's Practical Arithmetic Test Cards. Sets II.-VII. (is. 3d. per packet.) McDougall's Practical Arithmetic Test Cards are for use with the Suggestive Arithmetics. They are rather difficult, and hardly deserve the name "Practical." Why should examples involving five places of decimals be given, and who would pay 2.0625 pence for one ounce of tooth-powder? The problems dealing with...show more

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  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 599g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236558383
  • 9781236558381