Education: With Their Hands

One of the London County Schools at Middle Row, Notting Hill, has apparently taken a step, the mere mention of which has produced horrified expostulation in the United States.

Children who do not learn best from books are permitted to learn without books—to learn, that is to say, with their hands. It is recognized that there are differences and variations between children. It is admitted that some can learn as others cannot. And curiously enough this heretical denial of the right of all children to be equalized where they are not equal...

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