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Farnum, Royal Bailey – United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1914
There is a general demand for information in regard to the condition of drawing and art in the elementary and secondary schools of this and other countries. In partial response to this demand Mr. Royal Bailey Farnum, specialist in drawing and handwork in the New York State Education Department, has prepared this manuscript showing the status of…
Descriptors: Art Education, Elementary Schools, Secondary Schools, Freehand Drawing
Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1931
The purpose of this bulletin is to present information relating to State programs for the improvement of rural school instruction in four States. The educational background conditioning the development of the plans and points of view held by the State education officials responsible for such development in the respective States have differed…
Descriptors: Educational History, Rural Schools, Public Schools, State Programs
Monahan, A. C.; Wright, Robert H. – United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1913
The improvement of the rural schools of the United States is the most important school problem. The most important factor in their improvement must be better educated and better trained teachers. The education and training of teachers should always have some special reference to the work of the schools in which they are to teach. Therefore any…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Rural Education, Teacher Education Programs, Schools of Education
United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1913
Interest in agricultural education continues to increase. The attempt to teach agriculture is no longer confined to the agricultural college and special agricultural school. Methods of teaching the most important facts and the elementary principles of agriculture are discussed in the meetings of most of our educational associations. There is a…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Teaching Methods, Secondary Schools, Agriculture
Hoag, Ernest Bryant – United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1913
A few years ago the public schools made no provision for the education of the blind, crippled, or mentally deficient, but now in New York City alone there are more than 100 classes for mentally peculiar children, while arrangements are rapidly making for the care of crippled and other classes of physically handicapped children. It was only as…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Hygiene, School Health Services, School Nurses
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Yoakam, John R. – Journal of Gay & Lesbian Social Services, 1999
Describes the growth and development of support groups for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender youth in Minnesota from 1990 to 1998. Outlines the steps taken to organize these groups and describes the school and community outreach efforts of the University of Minnesota Youth and AIDS Project that resulted in a network of 45 support groups.…
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Bisexuality, Health Education, Homosexuality
Thompson, Frank V. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1919
The influence of industrial vocational education is having its effect upon practices and methods of commercial education. The practice of industrial education of analyzing a curriculum of subjects containing values of vocational work, related vocational, and non-vocational subjects is causing the examination of commercial education with a view to…
Descriptors: Business Education, Secondary Education, School Surveys, Industrial Education
Martens, Elise H. – US Office of Education, Federal Security Agency, 1941
Because of the individual authority of each State for its own educational program, practices and policies differ widely among them in many respects. Yet in the midst of differences there are also common elements of development. The U. S. Office of Education, in presenting this series of monographs, has attempted to point out those common elements,…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Special Education, School Administration, Residential Institutions
Douglas, Bob; And Others – 1980
Building structures made from logs appeared in the eastern United States during the late 17th century, and immigrants from Sweden, Finland, and Germany are credited with their construction. There were two types of structures: the horizontal design introduced by the Scandinavians and the German or Pennsylvania Dutch model that was used by the…
Descriptors: Construction (Process), Cultural Exchange, Cultural Influences, Land Settlement
Dresslar, Fletcher B. – United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1913
The Fifteenth International Congress on Hygiene and Demography, held in Washington City in the autumn of 1912, was a notable event in the history of sanitation and in the discussion of the conditions of the physical and mental health of the people. The exhibition held in connection with the congress was instructive in many ways, and contained much…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Child Health, Public Health
Pengilly, Joan Forssmark – 1996
This study examines the life and career of Julia Ann Sears, the first known female president of a public, coeducational institution of higher education in the United States. Sears, an educator from Massachusetts, served as president (principal) of the State Normal School at Mankato, Minnesota, from 1872-73 after teaching there for one year. At the…
Descriptors: College Administration, College Presidents, Females, Feminism
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Freedman, Kerry – Studies in Art Education, 1989
Discusses philanthropy in three parts: (1) development of foundation philanthropy, (2) Andrew Carnegie's vision to "civilize" the United States, (3) historical background and purpose of the Minnesota Owatonna Project. Concludes by stating that there is nothing inherently good or evil about philanthropic bureaucracies, pointing out that…
Descriptors: Art, Art Education, Art History, Cultural Opportunities