The Four Goals of Home Economics Teaching
by David Snedden
FOR convenience let us use the term "home economics" to cover all the knowledge, arts, and appreciations which, deriving from the maintenance of homes, the domestic rearing of children, the conduct of home-centered productive processes, and the relation of homes to other social agencies, can or should be taught in schools.
2. In this sense we can teach some "takings from" the general subject of home economics in kindergartens or in colleges. We can teach them to male or female students. But, most important, we can teach them toward any one of several purposes or types of social functioning.
Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 28 Number 4, 1926, p. 387-393
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