The Care Of Dependent, Neglected, And Wayward Children (volume 2); Being A Report Of The Second…

Paperback | January 11, 2012

byAnna Garlin Spencer

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1894. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... social science a theme for direct and specific instruction? Yes, and without adding to courses already apt to be burdensome. The threat of cholera, for example, could at such a time as this, be made the text for a brief talk on the preventability of disease by personal cleanliness and the public cleanliness which springs therefrom. Not only public health, but the judicious care of the criminal and the destitute arise in the course of studying such a text-book of citizenship as Macy's "Our Gqvernment." The author of that capital work has told the teachers of his State (Iowa) that he hopes soon to see a book such as his no longer needed--teachers and pupils working together to collect for themselves the materials necessary for the comprehension of civil government. He believes that such knowledge should be drunk in by every child along with its geography and history. An indication this of what the new education means, and a hint as to how social science may best be brought before girls and boys. Let an unprogrammed and timely word be suggested by a current event of interest to the listeners,-- the inaugural of a United Charities Building, the tearing down by civic authority of unsanitary tenements (both of which have recently occurred in New York)--and an interest beyond the ward or the city can be easily cultivated. If a word on occasion can be spoken to the school by some worker in the social field, so much the better, the one need being that the talk, as informal as possible, have a thread of connection with others in a series and with the work of the school. The ideal of modern education, it thus appears, is that every child be made the most of in body, mind and character; that the leaders in thought and research hospitably proffer truth and inspiration to all...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1894. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... social science a theme for direct and specific instruction? Yes, and without adding to courses already apt to be burdensome. The thre...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:126 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.27 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217069584

ISBN - 13:9780217069588

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