An outline of individual study by George Everett PartridgeAn outline of individual study by George Everett Partridge

An outline of individual study

byGeorge Everett Partridge

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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.1910 Excerpt: ... n TYPES OF INDIVIDUALS It must soon be apparent to an observer of individuals that, though the factors that make up individuality are so complex and so variable that no two individuals can be alike, yet there are certain types and classes. Such studies of children as have been suggested in this outline should have brought to light several pronounced types, and several points of view from which individuals can be classified. These can now be discussed a little further. For a certain practical purpose school children can be separated into two groups; normal and abnormal. Some children, the great majority perhaps, impress one as being and are proven by test to be essentially sound; in morals, intellect, and physical constitution. They may not be brilliant, nor massive physically, nor highly spiritual, but there is a normality that appears in every trait, a harmony, it can be said, which appeals to the aesthetic sense. These children are likely to do well under all ordinary circumstances of life; their success does not appear to depend upon chance, or a happy selection of environment. Into another class can be placed those children, and we do not know how many there are, that are abnormal or exceptional. Both the types that are included under this class seem to depend more than the normal upon the conditions in which they are placed, and the manner in which they are trained, for their success in life. For practical purposes, again, the subnormal children can be separated into classes according as the defects are physical, intellectual, moral, or any two or all of these. The most prevalent type appears to be the child who, though bright enough to make headway in the school, and free from serious moral defects, is feeble in constitution, or afflicted with some di...
Title:An outline of individual studyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:52 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217682227

ISBN - 13:9780217682220