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December 1935

Methods and Materials of Health Education.

Am J Dis Child. 1935;50(6):1634-1635. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1935.01970120286025

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This splendid small volume should fill a gap in an important field of work which is becoming slowly but surely recognized as a fundamental branch of education.

Williams and Shaw have succeeded in presenting in a simple and clear fashion methods and materials of health education that should be welcomed especially by physicians, teachers and members of groups interested in child study. They classify and define the various terms used in health education and then follow with chapters dealing with the nature of the child, health service, health instruction, materials for teaching health and tests and measurements in health education. The closing chapter, dealing with the health of the teacher, stresses the importance of this matter and elaborates the various factors involved. Each chapter is followed by questions for study and discussion, enhancing greatly the value of this book as a text.

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