A Standard History of Portage County, Wisconsin; An Authentic Narrative of the Past, with Particular Attention to the Modern Era in the Commercial, Industrial, Educational, Civic and Social Development Volume 1

A Standard History of Portage County, Wisconsin; An Authentic Narrative of the Past, with Particular Attention to the Modern Era in the Commercial, Industrial, Educational, Civic and Social Development Volume 1

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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. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...room, kitchen and basement. three sleeping rooms; linen closet and bath, all simply and artistically furnished. The young women of the senior class live in turn in groups of four, for short periods of from four to nine weeks each, putting into practice under the supervision of the head of the department many of the principles they have learned in domestic science and art, taking charge of the house and being held responsible for the results. Every young woman serves for at least one week as cook, dining room maid, housemaid and mistress, the schedule of work for each being very specific. COURSES, PRAcTIcE AND ExTcxsIoN VoRK The following courses are offered: (I ) A two-year course designed to fit graduates for teaching home5 5 economics in the smaller high schools and the grades; (2) a three-year course to fit graduates for teaching home economics in the larger high schools, or home economics, together with one or two academic subjects in the smaller high schools; (3) a three--year home economics and general course for those who wish to secure a diploma which qualifies them to teach the common branches in the grades. as well as home economics: 1,4) nonprofessional courses for those not intending to teach. Seniors are given abundant opportunity for practice teaching in the grades of the Training School; from the fifth to the eighth grades inclusive in the Stevens Point public schools; in the State School for the Deaf; in St. Stephen's parochial school; in the Continuation school and in the two rural Observation schools. Since 1912 a Farmers' and Home Makers' conference has been held annually at the Stevens Point Normal. Members of its faculty conduct evening meetings in neighboring towns and rural communities. Miss Bessie...show more

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  • Paperback | 142 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 268g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236766482
  • 9781236766489