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ERIC Number: ED541465
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1921
Pages: 190
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Survey of the Schools of Wilmington, Delaware. Part 2: I. The Elementary Courses; II. Secondary Education; III. Special Departments and Subjects. Bulletin, 1921, No. 2
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior
The study of the public-school system of Wilmington, Delaware, of which this bulletin is a part, was made by the United States Commissioner of Education upon invitation of a committee of 30 citizens of Wilmington appointed by the board of education, by the city council, and by the mayor of the city, and empowered to arrange for such a study. In the introduction of Part 1 of this report, printed under separate cover, is a full statement of the conditions under which this survey was undertaken, its scope, and the personnel of the commission appointed to make the study. This bulletin, which constitutes Part 2 of the report, is divided into three chapters. Chapter I: Comment and Suggestions on the Separate Elementary Course covers the following topics: (1) Language and grammar in elementary grades; (2) Nature study; (3) Arithmetic; (4) Geography; (5) Reading, penmanship, spelling; (6) Physical training and health education; (7) The program of health care and education; and (8) Drawing. Chapter II: Secondary Education contains information on (1) The high-school pupils; (2) Nature of the high-school curriculums; (3) The teachers and their work; (4) Administration and supervision; and (5) Buildings and equipment. Chapter III: Special Departments and Subjects presents: (1) The kindergarten; (2) Home economics instruction; (3) Vocational education; and (4) Music in the Wilmington schools. An appendix contains 10 tables. Individual chapters contain footnotes. (Contains 20 tables and 1 figure.) [For "Survey of the Schools of Wilmington, Delaware. Part 1: The Educational Background; II. School Organization, Supervision, and Finance; III. A School Building Program for Wilmington. Bulletin, 1921, No. 2," see ED541464. Best copy available has been provided.]
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior.
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Education (ED)
Identifiers - Location: Delaware