Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, Volumes 11-12

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University of Chicago Press, 1912 - Education

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Page 33 - ARTICLE VI Meetings. — The Society shall hold its annual meetings at the time and place of the Department of Superintendence of the National Education Association. Other meetings may be held when authorized by the Society or by the Executive Committee. ARTICLE VII Amendments.
Page 94 - ... an amount pro rata to the time such schools are maintained or such teachers are employed. This section shall not be construed to entitle manual training high schools or other secondary schools maintaining manual training departments, to an apportionment of funds herein provided for.
Page 13 - There is an almost equal division of the work and the responsibility between the management and the workmen. The management take over all work for which they are better fitted than the workmen, while in the past almost all of the work and the greater part of the responsibility were thrown upon the men.
Page 92 - Providing for the establishment and maintenance of departments of agriculture, manual training, and domestic economy in state high, graded, and consolidated schools, and authorizing rural schools to become associated with such state graded or high schools; making appropriation.
Page 12 - Whose business is it to follow up the results of the transition from school to work? Whose business is it to audit our social accounts and discover how far our costly enterprises in education, the pain, the thought, the skill, and the sacrifice we put forth with the growing generation are well or ill invested in the field of occupation? The higher training schools are as profoundly concerned in this problem as are the elementary schools. The well-to-do are no less affected than the poor. Until society...
Page 93 - ... weeks during the school year and employing one teacher whose work is devoted exclusively to such school, and having an enrollment of at least...
Page 37 - The course in secondary school agriculture consists of a study of the features of agricultural science best adapted to high-school conditions; the best order and methods for their presentation; the process of suiting the course and instruction to the special interests and needs of each school community; and the planning and execution of laboratory and field work. The courses in education include "the principles of education" and "the principles of secondary education.
Page 52 - Productive work of a high order of efficiency is coming to be considered the real test of all systems of vocational education of secondary grade. Particularly in vocational agricultural education it is coming to be accepted that the training must be such as to develop both skill and managerial ability. The competent farmer must be, not only expert in the varied technique of his calling, but also a sound and progressive business manager.
Page 95 - Said department shall offer instruction in soils, crops, fertilizers, drainage, farm machinery, farm buildings, breeds of live stock, stock judging, animal diseases, and remedies, production, testing and hauling of milk and cream, the manufacture of butter and cheese, the growth of fruit...
Page 96 - In 1912, 34 schools received State aid under this act Wisconsin adopted a plan similar to that in New York, giving to any " free high school or a high school having a course of study equivalent " thereto $250 for each special department maintained only in the high-school years, or $350 for each such department maintained in the high school and in " the three upper grades next below the high school.

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