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October 18, 1938 - Image 8

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lew Centers School Of Tomorrow Will Be
I n Edieation Exhibit At 1938 World's Fair
IAr e Chlios e . E'~'ttix GIa
o ei'e ntaryGrad PpilS the exhibit will present a living pan-
;T Be Shown In Class orama of what traffic methods and
> Staff Members 0f-i. automobile transportation on the su-
With Future Conditions
Education School Will perhighways of the future may con-
(.'f (,. 1 E xtensio n, }Ts tceivably be like," W illiar. S. Knud- 1
Leach Extes'iol Courses -m Ton te Newm York sen, president declared. "The exhibit
enters for the education school's. will offer a dramatic, visual demon-
td corse for this year and a pro-: By NORMAN A. SCHORR stration of how progress in transpor-
SThe role of education as one great tation is related inseparable to pro-
m for the course have been cdecid- force standing between civilization gress in civilization," he said.
upon, according to a reper't an- and catastrophe is the theme of the Eight buildings will comprise the
incement. Education Exhibit at the New York Hall of Nations, where there will be
he centers are Belding, Cass City, World's Fair, 1939, which is being placed the official exhibits and offices
lington, Midland, Monroe, Owosso, prepared under the direction of Dr. of the 62 participating nations. Elab-
Rivers, and Sturgis. The course, Harry Woodburn Chase, Chancellor orate pageants, military pageants,
ilar to that offered last year, wil f New York University. naval brigades, folk dancing, and
l with pupil personnel in the ele- Located in one of the main Fair- choral singing will be presented by
ntary and secondary schools, and built halls, with an entrance fronting the various national groups on a
I serve sections of the state that on Constitution Mall, the main tho- specially constructed Court of Peace.
re not reached last year. roughfare, the Education Department Although at least several days will
Dean Edmonson Chairman will include an auditorium to be used be required to comprehend thorough-
'articipating as instructors in the for lectures and motion pictures. An ly all that will be misplayed in they
Tous sections of the course will be unusual feature under consideration foreign zone, it will be humanly pos-
>mmittee of fifteen members of the ' is "The School of Tomorrow," a dem- sible to reduce Jules Verne's tour of
ff of the education school under onstration school in which visitors the world in 80 days to 80 minutes.
chairmanship of Dean James B. will be able to watch the functioning Music will find audiences in every
nonson, and including Professors of pre-school and elementary classes. corner of the Fair, through bands,
)rge E. Carrothers, S. A. Courtis, The exhibit will consider the strug- orchestras, radio and loud speakers. A
tncis D. Curtis, Calvin O. Davis,: gle of the child to free himself from music building, seating 2,500, will be
d S. Dunham, Mowat G. Fraser, the emotional ties of infancy; of the the center for the international music
V. Keeler, Harlan C. Koch, Howard youth to lay the foundations of fam- festivities which are to be an out-
McClusky, Willard C. Olson, Ral- ily life, of economic security, of suc- standing feature of the exposition.
h Schorling, O. W. Stephenson, cessful living; of the citizen to be- The Marine amphitheatre will pre-
lliam C. Trow, and Clifford Woody, come an independent cooperating sent various theatre projects includ-
Sessions 'Meet During Year member of a democratic society; ing monster stage spectacles produced
he sessions will meet at 4:30 p.m. against the possible disasters that by Billy Rose and drama and comedy
Oct. 25, Nov. 1, Nov. 15, Nov. 22, would follow. by Shakespeare.
c. 6, Apr. 18, May 2 and May 16. Grover Whalen, the chairman of Painting and sculpture are being
schedules for the various centers the Fair, has expressed a oelief that presented -in two distinct exhibits:
e been so arranged that each group the Fair will present a rare oppor- one to be the most comprehensive
meet with one instructor three tunity for promoting the good-neigh- collection of modern American paint-
es and ,another twice. bor policy among all nations. . ings that has ever been assembled;
he courses are being offered by "Here the peoples of the earth will the other will be a fine arts building
. education school in cooperation rub elbows, make acquaintances with whose exhibition will be limited large-
i the University Extension Service.. each other and come to comprehend ly to old masters and the finest ex-
the diverse problems of every race and amples of 17th, 18th and 19th Cen-
. ' creed," he said. tury paintings both in the United
1 1Unity Fund Dinner A conception of motor traffic fa- States and Europe.
Friday To Hear Coffin cilities in the world of tomorrow, in The "Children's World" is one of
which express boulevards will carry the special attractions in the Amuse- I
oward A. Coffin, of Detroit, presi- an unbelievable volume of traffic at ment Zone. Parents can leave chil-
t of the White Star Refining Com- I high, controlled speeds, with day and dren in this miniature world, where
y, will be the guest speaker at the night driving equally safe and with games of every description will be
i Arbor Community Fund's sub- accidents almost impossible, will be conducted. For the instruction of
ption dinner Oct. 27 in the Michi- projected in the General Motors ex- parents on child care, lectures will be
League, it was announced yes- hibit at the Fair. given by pediatrists, experienced in
lay. "Designed by Norman Bel Geddes, diet, discipline and education.









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