Joyous, purposeful activity is the secret of honest living. Little children come to the school with a gift for being busy. The business of the schools is to transform this tendency into purposeful work. Children are not inherently idle or lazy. Idleness and laziness are the scars left by hours of joyless, distasteful work. So long as work is defined as an unwelcome task, so long will idleness increase. School work need not be irksome in order to be profitable, but should be the wholesome expression of changing tastes and increasing power.
Today we were joined in the CSS wood shop by Jennifer Jackson, a reporter from the Carroll County News and Lovely County Citizen for an article that will come out next week.
With AEP/SWEPCO back on the main burner, I have a letter submitted to one paper and a guest editorial for another. In relation to hands-on learning, it amazes me that what is so obvious to some is so out of touch for others.
Make, fix and create, and share your passion for doing so.