The Place of Industries in Elementary Education

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byKatharine Elizabeth Dopp

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IV. PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS. GUIDING PRINCIPLES. At the beginning of the preceding chapter we had occasion to state the principles upon which the continuity of psychical attitudes depends. We there stated that continuity in psychical attitudes depends upon continuity in biological function, and concluded that, for educational purposes at least, little is to be gained at present by the study of animal activities. It was further stated that even though continuity in biological functions were established, until we know more of the states of consciousness of animals, the method of interpreting the activities of the child by those of the animal would be to still further complicate the question, because we are more familiar with the child than with the animal. In the case of explaining the attitudes of the child by those of primitive people we found that it is possible to make the biological connection, and that the inaccuracies resulting from the failure to interpret the conscious states of the savage can be rectified by the results of other methods of study. We stated also that those activities which are most remote and most prolonged are most permanent in their effect upon the instinctive reactions of all times, and that later activities, in so far as they affect the psychical attitudes, appear later in the development of the individual and are less permanent. We found that those attitudes that represent the emotional reactions of organic strains undergone in the serious activities of primitive people have not been transmitted unchanged, but have suffered reduction and become incorporated in new co-ordinations through the influence of succeeding activities. They appear in the child today as play-impulses, which only in an idealized...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IV. PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS. GUIDING PRINCIPLES. At the beginning of the preceding chapter we had occas...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:108 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:May 20, 2014Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217104029

ISBN - 13:9780217104029

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