The School Review Volume 12

The School Review Volume 12

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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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...85136' Ciiilly gifted. Girls in these more austere subjects, in which we do not look for special excellence in their sex, are much like the nursery rhyme of the little girl who had a little curl right down in the middle of her forehead; When she was good, she was very, very 800d; And when she was bad, she was horrid. The Manchester High School for Girls is a very good example of 3 my school. It has a six-year course of study, the girls entering at about twelve years of age and graduating at eighteen.-The school hours are front 9 to I o'clock five days a week, with fifteen minutes' recess in the middle of the 'morning. Afternoon work is optional, and while pupils (unless delicate or living at a distance) are advised to take one or two afternoon subjects, no girl is allowed to have lessons every afternoon. The work of these afternoons includes such subjects as: practical chemistry, practical botany, Greek, gymnastics, sewing, singing, drawing, household needlework, or preparation of lessons under guidance. The afternoon work does not begin until half-past 2 o'clock and does not continue beyond 4 o'clock. The following plan of the curriculum will be of interest to our many readers who are thinking of the great problem of providing suitable mental environment for girls as well as for boys during the secondary school period. THE MANCHESTER HIGH SCHOOL FOR GIRLS (TWELVE TO EIGHTEEN YEARS Figures denote minimum number of lesson periods per week; total, 24. Physical training and one branch of handwork compulsory throughout. IF a stranger were to ask of the teaching profession today what has been the most significant movement in teaching during the past two or three years, ms AWMEN/N6 lhe reply might with truth be made that...
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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 585g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236935330
  • 9781236935335