TITLE

THE ACTIVITY PROGRAM IN NEW YORK CITY

AUTHOR(S)
Loftus, John J.
PUB. DATE
December 1937
SOURCE
Education Digest;Dec1937, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article outlines student activities followed by the more successful of 69 elementary schools that conducted experimental work in the activity program planned by New York City's Division of Elementary Schools. These steps include the discussion or conference period, the excursion, visual aids, research, dramatization, planning and sketching, performance or construction, interpretation, sharing and evaluation. The program aims, among other things, to substitute socialized recitation for teacher domination, significant experiences for mere verbalism and enlightened self-government for imposed repressive discipline.
ACCESSION #
19271010

 

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