Types of Teaching by Lida Belle Earhart

Types of Teaching

byLida Belle Earhart

Paperback | January 31, 2012

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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. 1915. Excerpt: ... vm THE ASSIGNMENT OF LESSONS The purpose of the assignment The lesson assignment is that form of teaching which prepares pupils for work outside of the class period, or when lessons must be prepared without the teacher's direct assistance. It may be that the lessons are to be studied at school, or worked up at home or in the library, or somewhere else outside of the classroom. Wherever they are prepared, the pupils are supposed to be following directions imparted to them in some assignment exercise. This assignment must indicate the work to be done, and frequently, one might say, usually, should take account of the special difficulties to be met and the best means of studying the particular lesson assigned. Kinds of lessons which may involve assignment The assignment is sometimes treated in lectures and textbooks as if it prepared for textbook study only. This is too narrow a view to take of the exercise. It prepares for any work to be done by the pupils independently; that is, without the teacher at hand to supervise and direct every step taken. The task assigned may be the acquiring of knowledge from some source, whether from books, people, observation, or reflection. It may be the collection of materials for an object lesson. It may be the application of principles, as in geometry, arithmetic, or grammar. It may be a private drill exercise in spelling, multiplication tables, penmanship, oral reading, music, or sewing, or some other subject which requires practice to insure skill. It may be the performing of certain exercises to correct physical defects or to assist physical development, as bending, stretching, and drawing deep breaths. Any teaching which involves work outside of the class period must evidently require an assignment; hence to limit the ...

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Title:Types of TeachingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:72 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217413153

ISBN - 13:9780217413152

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