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November 27, 1926

A Health Education Procedure: For the Grades and Grade Teachers.

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By Kathleen Wilkinson Wootten (Mrs. Henry Stewart Wootten), Professor of Health, Georgia State College for Women, Milledgeville, Ga. Cloth. Pp. 420, with illustrations. New York: National Tuberculosis Association, 1926.

JAMA. 1926;87(22):1854. doi:10.1001/jama.1926.02680220070031

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The author, who is professor of health in the Georgia State College for Women, has assembled from many sources material of value in teaching health to children. The National Tuberculosis Association, convinced of the practical nature of the work, has issued this volume as a guide to teachers in the field. The book covers every aspect of the health problem in the school, from that of the teacher herself and the health supervision of the child to safety education, personal hygiene, posture, and speech defects. The author recognizes that the ideal place for sex instruction is in the home, but realizes that few parents are properly informed and that the schools themselves must work out proper limitations for such instruction by teachers. A special section of the book includes graded courses of study and material of value for the classroom. It is a pity that the author has never heard

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