Teacher Contributions in School Health

Wilson, Charles C.
January 1949
Education Digest;Jan1949, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p17
The article presents a reprint of the article "Teacher contributions in school health," by Charles C. Wilson, which appeared in the September 1948 issue of the "Journal of educational Sociology". In this article, the author examines the contributions of teachers in school health. In many schools, what used to be a health-examination program is considered a program of health appraisal in which use is made of variety of appraisal procedures. The teachers' observations are considered of great importance because they reveal conditions that could not be detected by other means.


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