The Standard Volume 6

The Standard Volume 6

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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. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...for nearly a year have proved to be the most orderly group that appears there. Many of these men are automobile spongers and desire to become mechanics. The school is studying the possibility of giving them a helpful mechanical course. How a group of younger colored boys are working with tools in the shop; how a few talented white children of the neighborhood are given piano and violin lessons, and how a group of white boys have come in off the street to use the gymnasium and to form a club--all of this was told most interestingly by Mr. Lewis. The final project is an afternoon kindergarten, conducted by girls in the normal department. The regular classes in the primary school assist in this work by giving entertainments for the kindergarten children. All of these projects are undertaken in a larger spirit than that of bounty, the purpose being to seek out what is most worth while in the members of the groups that use the school facilities. The whole undertaking is a treasure hunt, and this spirit is to be communicated to the students of the school. The Sunday Morning School A large portion of the time devoted to the consideration of new methods employed in Sunday School work, was utilized most effectively by Miss Eoff, who outlined the self-governing plan which for some time has been in operation in the St. Louis Children's Sunday Assembly. The children themselves elect certain of their own number to serve as officers, and these officers actually perform tasks which are essential to the smooth running of the Assembly. A new development is a council, composed of all the girls and boys fourteen years of age or older, which deals with such questions as order, promptness and attendance, and suggests methods for securing better results. The class...
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  • Paperback | 180 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 331g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236526090
  • 9781236526090