Home Articles Reader Opinion Editorial Book Reviews Discussion Writers Guide About TCRecord
transparent 13

Leisure and the Schools

reviewed by David L. Sills - 1962

coverTitle: Leisure and the Schools
Author(s): American Association of Health, Physical Education and Recreation
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
ISBN: , Pages: , Year:
Search for book at Amazon.com

Leisure and the Schools is described in the Introduction as "a guide for boards of education, school administrators, teachers, and others interested in implementing the community school concept." It is thus a how-to-do-it book, prepared by a panel of ten contributors, chiefly physical educators. Five contributors are from public school systems, four from colleges and universities, and one is the Associate Executive Secretary of the Association which published the book. As a manual, it is written by people who are themselves inside the system they describe, and it should be judged on these grounds. Although it is a manual, it is one guided by an educational philosophy. This is the concept of the educative community or the community-school. What is a community-school? It is described by the authors as having these characteristics: 1. It has planning processes as well as teaching processes. 2. It seeks out new needs, preventives, and satisfiers. It operates... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

To view the full-text for this article you must be signed-in with the appropriate membership. Please review your options below:

Store a cookie on my computer that will allow me to skip this sign-in in the future.
Send me my password -- I can't remember it
Purchase this Article
Purchase Leisure and the Schools
Individual-Resource passes allow you to purchase access to resources one resource at a time. There are no recurring fees.
Become a Member
Online Access
With this membership you receive online access to all of TCRecord's content. The introductory rate of $25 is available for a limited time.
Print and Online Access
With this membership you receive the print journal and free online access to all of TCRecord's content.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 63 Number 6, 1962, p. 489-489
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 3095, Date Accessed: 10/18/2019 2:50:20 AM

Purchase Reprint Rights for this article or review
Article Tools
Related Articles
There are no related articles to display

Related Discussion
Post a Comment | Read All

About the Author
  • David Sills

Member Center
In Print
This Month's Issue