Annals of Educational Progress, Volume 3; Volume 12; Volume 1912

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J.B. Lippincott Company, 1913 - Education

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Page 303 - That the purpose and object of the said corporation shall be to elevate the character and advance the interests of the profession of teaching, and to promote the cause of education in the United States.
Page 335 - ... by those who control the public funds. Educational hygiene includes much more than health examinations for contagious disease and chronic physical defects, although such examinations make the basis for all effective care and adjustment. Other factors of essential importance in the health field are the following: (a) Maintenance of sanitary, healthful school environment with clean schoolhouses, abundant light, good air, etc.
Page 296 - Mexico such conditions of domestic violence promoted by the use of arms or munitions of war procured from the United States...
Page 160 - The advocates of the theory that the young child is a "little animal" and should be left free to carry out his animal impulses in some convenient back yard, forget the scarcity of back yards in a congested city district. They also ignore the world-wide proof of the assertion that those who guide the first seven years of a child's life may make of him what they will. They fail to see that a civilization which desires to "let the ape and tiger die" must view the child as father to the man.
Page 214 - Grouping the following five items, (i) dues of teachers' clubs; (2) educational books; (3) fees for institutes, lectures, normal courses, summer schools, etc.; (4) contributions to school activities; and (5) transportation costs due to attendance upon institutes, meetings of state and national education...
Page 159 - The kindergarten is of value to the school system in minimizing the number of retarded children. About one-half of all retarded children are retarded in the first two years of school life. The retarded pupils cost the taxpayers upward of $25,000,000 a year. They cause four-fifths of the nervous strain on the teachers. They rob the rest of the pupils of much of the teachers' attention that belongs to them.
Page 276 - The majority of the people are in favor of a republic. From the preference of the people's hearts the will of Heaven is discernible. How could we oppose the desires of millions for the glory of one family ? " Therefore, we, the Dowager Empress and the Emperor, hereby vest the sovereignty of the Chinese Empire in the people.
Page 342 - ... managerial nature, now found in connection with vocational agricultural school training; and that the project method of bringing agricultural science immediately to bear on actual farm practice, in going commercial agricultural enterprises conducted by the boys themselves, is a promising solution of our most pressing problem in this field of vocational training.
Page 180 - A unit represents a year's study in any subject in a secondary school, constituting approximately a quarter of a full year's work.
Page 340 - We stand with the employer in a demand upon the individual for efficiency; let it be social as well as individual. The employer will ask more and more of the school; the school will ask more and more of the employer. School life and working life must co-operate to make of the student an efficient producer, to make of the efficient producer a responsible consumer and a serviceable citizen.

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