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Hygiene of Instruction


by Thomas Wood 1910

Modern education attempts to give the pupil cultural training in preparation for citizenship, and for social and industrial efficiency. Characterized at different times by these and other guiding motives, the work of the schools has gone on through the ages. During more recent times spasmodic attempts have been made to so arrange this school process that it would not, while attempting to accomplish its ambitious and worthy purposes, be harmful to the biologic values which the pupil represents. The hygiene of instruction considers the effects of the educational process itself upon the health of the individual, and would so control and adjust the various factors which collectively make up school work that the pupil's health will not be injured while he is being prepared for future usefulness. That the process of education is always carried on without danger to the pupils' health, even the school men themselves sometimes doubt.


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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 9, No. 1.


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 11 Number 6, 1910, p. 52-61
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 21106, Date Accessed: 10/21/2017 2:55:11 AM

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