Book Reviews
September 1942

Your Children at School.

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By Elizabeth Vernon Hubbard. Price, not given. Pp. 176, with 25 illustrations. New York: The John Day Company, Inc., 1942.

Am J Dis Child. 1942;64(3):574. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1942.02010090176022

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This account of what goes on in a first grade is the next best thing to spending many hours as an observer in a schoolroom where the teacher is an artist who knows children. For the physician who cannot spare the time to see for himself, here is an unusual opportunity to read just what a teacher does with her children. From reports of the conversation and the behavior of 6 year old children in school, one learns how they feel, how they react to many kinds of situations and how they adjust and develop. One may assume that the educational methods fairly represent "progressive education" because one has the authority of the president of the Progressive Education Association, Carlton Washburne, for the statement: "Elizabeth Vernon Hubbard is one of the most artistic primary teachers I have ever known."

Fresh, first hand descriptions of activity, of creative expression and of

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