Education: Let Him Rummage

At the ninth conference of the New Ideals in Education Movement recently held at Oxford an exhibition of pictures by children in Professor Cizek's Art School in Vienna created a considerable sensation. Some of the pictures by children of 12 or 13 were extraordinary. Speaking of them Professor Cizek said: " When a child comes here I don't tell him what to do. I bring him into the storeroom and let him rummage through all my treasures—paints and brushes, chalks and canvas, wood for carving, clay for modeling . . . and...

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