Elementary School Mathematics by Grades, Globe Series, Vol. 5 : Standard Measurements (Classic Reprint)

William Estabrook Chancellor

Excerpt from Elementary School Mathematics by Grades, Globe Series, Vol. 5: Standard Measurements WE have come to see in the light Of our new knowledge of mental and moral growth that what a child enjoys learning he profits by, and that what he profits by develops in him the normal life Of the child which is the guarantee of an efficient life as an adult. There is a growing tendency to decrease the range Of arithmetical instruction in grammar grades and to introduce early some geometrical instruction. There is also a distinct tendency to rely more and more upon the various forms of manual training in the education of boys and girls and this development along the lines Of the industrial arts which afford the materials Of manual-mental discipline lends itself notably to the encouragement of the study of geometry early in life. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.