General Survey of Practices: Six-Year Elementary Schools
by Elbert K. Fretwell - 1926
In organizing and developing the extra-curricular activities of grades one to six, the guiding principles are essentially the same as in the junior or senior high school. There must be the same careful attention to the formation of a public opinion that expresses itself in wholesome school spirit. There is the necessity of recognizing that pupils are really educated by what they do. It must be kept in mind that getting a particular thing done and well done is only a partial success if this accomplishment does not enable the pupils through their own initiative and cooperation to become increasingly self-directive.
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