The Industrial Training of the Girl

Paperback | February 7, 2012

byWilliam Arch Mckeever

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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.1914 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IV HOME AND SCHOOL CO-OPERATION One of the most cheering signs of the better times to come and of the higher level toward which our modern society is tending is witnessed in the many co-operative activities in which the school and the home are now participating. Indeed, the day is well-nigh at hand when it will be considered a mark of low breeding and unworthiness for the parent having a child in the public school to neglect all active participation in the life and progress of that school. So, in order that the well-wishing parent may if possible have presented to him some specific and feasible suggestions for his becoming a vital factor in the school progress, we shall now indicate a few lines of home and school co-operation. The Parent-teacher Association One of the greatest public-school movements of modern times is that which has been organized under some such title as the one above. In effect this organization is a plan for linking the best thought of the parent with the best thought of the teacher in a forward movement in behalf of the child in which they are both interested. The old-fashioned way was to ignore the school until it got into trouble with the child, and then to engage in a more or less bitter contention with the teacher and the school authorities. In that day a visit to the school by the parent usually meant the beginning of trouble. But this estranged and unfamiliar relation between the school and the home is being rapidly transformed into one of cooperation and yoke-fellowship. In every part of the nation, and especially in many of the eastern cities, there are now well-organized parent-teacher associations; and in some of these places the father or mother of the school child is considered an ex-officio member. What an opportun...

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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.1914 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IV HOME AND SCHOOL CO-OPERATION One of the most cheering signs of the better times to come and of the higher level towar...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:26 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217588093

ISBN - 13:9780217588096

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