Teaching Manual And Industrial Arts; A Textbook For Normal Schools And Colleges

Paperback | May 13, 2012

byIra Samuel Griffith

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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. 1920 Excerpt: ...a development out of oneness--out of a "big, blooming, buzzing, confusion" thru differentiations, it may readily be inferred that little children are to be taught thru closely correlated subject-matter--not arithmetic as arithmetic, not handwork as handwork, but all a part of one unified experience. As they grow older, differentiations may well be emphasized until we have arithmetic, language, science, manual training, etc.--each as a subject in itself. 2. Correlation Another Name for Association. Correlation is but another name for association and what has been said of association and the law of association applies equally to correlation. If we would be assured that certain connections, as that the facts of mechanical drawing will be utilized in connection with the wood shop problems, we must see that such connections are made with frequency, recency, intensity and resulting satisfaction. The more specific and direct the connections or the correlation, the more certain are we that such connections will be made again under-similar circumstances. The more general the instruction and the wider the possibilities for application, the weaker are the connections likely to be. 3. Two Types of Correlation. For the sake of convenience we may speak of correlations as of two types--immediate and remote or direct and indirect. For example, a class of fourth grade children may be taken to a blacksmith shop. They may watch the men at work; question as directed as to tools, processes, etc., etc. Upon returning to the school they may write up their experiences in the form of very definite lessons both in language and in number work. They may make drawings to illustrate parts in their lessons--drawings of the anvil with the names of the parts properly placed there...

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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. 1920 Excerpt: ...a development out of oneness--out of a "big, blooming, buzzing, confusion" thru differentiations, it may readily be inferred tha...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.13 inPublished:May 13, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217880703

ISBN - 13:9780217880701

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