Notes on School Observation: The Physical Nature of the Child

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University of Texas, 1911 - School hygiene - 26 pages
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Page 22 - Types on the wall in a good light; do not allow the face of the card to be covered with glass. The line marked XX (20) should be seen at twenty feet. therefore place the pupil twenty feet from the card. Each eye should be examined separately. Hold a card over one eye while the other is being examined. Do not press upon the covered eye, as the pressure might induce an incorrect examination. Have the pupil begin at the top of the test card and read aloud down as far as he can, first with one eye and...
Page 22 - Hold a card over one eye while the other is being examined. Do not press upon the covered eye, as the pressure might induce an incorrect examination. Have the pupil begin at the top of the test card and read aloud down as far as he can, first with one eye and then with the other.
Page 22 - EXAMINATION OF SCHOOL CHILDREN'S EYES, EARS, ETC. (After the method proposed by Dr. Frank Allport, of Chicago, 111.) For use of teachers, principals, etc. Do not expose the card except when in use, as familiarity with its face, leads children to learn the letters "by heart.
Page 2 - Cultivated mind is the guardian genius of democracy It is the only dictator that freemen acknowledge and the only security that freemen desire.
Page 19 - Report of the Annual Conference of Sanitary Officers of the State of New York.
Page 12 - Individual Differences in the Correlation of Physical Growth of Elementary and High School Pupils.
Page 26 - ... Britain in 1888, more than forty per cent, of the women committed to prison had been previously convicted more than ten times. He, therefore, argues in favor of devoting more attention to the study of criminals than of crime. HARRIS, WM. T. EDUCATION AND CRIME. Atlanta Constitution, August 5, 1890. HENDERSON, CR AN INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF DEPENDENT, DEFECTIVE, AND DELINQUENT CLASSES. Boston, DC Heath & Co., 1893. 8vo, 272 pp. Price $1.75. This book is adapted for use as a text-book, for...
Page 22 - Near-sight is a common defect of vision. In the healthy eye, the rays of light are brought to a focus on the retina. But in some eyes the image is blurred ; the outer coat, bulging backward, making the eyeball a little too long, thus bringing the rays of light to a focus before they reach the retina. A person with such an eye is said to be
Page 23 - Scott, WD The Sacrifice of the Eyes of School Children. Pop. Sci. Mo., 71 : 303-312.
Page 23 - Publications no. 455. i$c. 221 Weeks, JE The care of the eyes of children while, at school. (Teachers coll. rec. Mar. 6: 30-42.) Discusses eye troubles of children, the treatment desirable, and the cause* and means of prevention.

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