Book Reviews
May 1950

Nursery School Guide: Theory and Practice for Teachers and Parents.

Author Affiliations

By Rhoda Kellogg, Supervisor, Golden Gate Nursery Schools, San Francisco. Price, $4. Pp. 501, with 44 illustrations. Houghton Mifflin Company, 2 Park St., Boston, 1949.

Am J Dis Child. 1950;79(5):968-969. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1950.04040010985013

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For any one contemplating the establishment of a nursery school, this book will be an invaluable guide. It is a source of accurate information for a physician who is seeking to understand the aims, principles and problems involved in the operation of a nursery school. It is particularly useful to professional teachers and students. For the parent who wishes to know more in detail of what is done in nursery schools, it will be exceedingly helpful.

It is not a book on just the theory of nursery education but is a guidebook of specific information regarding the practical procedures and technics used in well regulated nursery schools. It describes in detail the buildings, equipment, materials, program, teaching technics and methods of discipline employed in nursery schools. It tells how the schools are organized, what records are kept, what kind of relations are established with the parents, what the requirements for

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