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Leiper, M. A. – United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1912
One of the most difficult problems of modern school practice is how to prevent overcrowding the curriculum, breaking up the school day into small fragments of time devoted to disconnected tasks, and dissipating the energies of the children to such an extent that the process of education is hindered rather than helped by the attempts to enrich and…
Descriptors: Educational Methods, Agriculture, Agricultural Education, Rural Schools
Fox, Florence C. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1923
The highway is close to every child's experience and plays an important part in the activities of his life. The influence of the street is second only to that of the home. The highway project holds, for that reason, an absorbing interest of children in the middle and upper grades. It presents a wide range of subject matter and an opportunity for…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Geography, Civil Engineering, Urban Schools
Dunn, Arthur W. – United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1915
This description of the plan of civic education in the Indianapolis elementary schools has been prepared because of a growing, general interest in the subject, and because of the numerous inquiries as to existing methods of organized elementary civic training. The Indianapolis teachers and school authorities would be the last to claim that they…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Social Life, Civics, Elementary Schools