Examples of industrial education by Frank Mitchell LeavittExamples of industrial education by Frank Mitchell Leavitt

Examples of industrial education

byFrank Mitchell Leavitt

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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. 1912. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XVI VOCATIONAL GUIDANCE Vocational guidance will, of necessity, follow closely upon the introduction of vocational education, and the ultimate success of either one will depend in no small degree upon the ability of the school system to furnish some measure of the other. The first school system in the country to attempt to fulfill this new function of education, at least in a systematic way, was that of Boston. At the First National Conference on Vocational Guidance, held in Boston, November, 1910, Mr. Stratton D. Brooks, then superintendent of public schools, described the purpose and the methods of the work thus far accomplished. The complete paper is given below. The Vocation Bureau to which Mr. Brooks refers was founded by Mrs. Quincy A. Shaw in January, 1908, on plans drawn up by the late Dr. Frank Parsons. Dr. Parsons's book " Choosing a Vocation," and a volume by Meyer Bloomfield, the present director of the bureau, entitled " The Vocational Guidance of Youth," will be found of great value to students of this new movement. Referring again to the fact that this work was made possible by the generosity of Mrs. Shaw, one must recall the active part taken by this wise philanthropist in the establishment of the kindergartens in the United States, and her later support of the sloyd movement, which so profoundly modified manual training throughout the country. It seems probable that this latest addition to the duties of the schools will ultimately produce as radical modifications in their methods and ideals as have resulted from the introduction of the kindergarten and manual training. Vocational Guidance1 By Stratton D. Brooks Formerly Superintendent of Public Schools, Boston, Massachusetts At the outset I wish to distinguish between vocational p...
Title:Examples of industrial educationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:110 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.23 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217471994

ISBN - 13:9780217471992