Discusses poliomyelitis--its incidence, detection, diagnosis, treatment, and therapy--and the rehabilitiation of its victims. Uses many actual cases as illustrations, and follows one through in some detail.
Outlines the advantages of the overhead projector as a visual aid to learning in classrooms, in business, and in industry. Shows the great variety of uses of the equipment, with opaque, translucent, and transparent materials, both in contrasting colors and in monochrome. Stresses the ease with which effective presentations can be improvised through the use of movable graphic components, overlays, polaroid filters, transparent working models, and even chemical reactions in a test tube.
Shows Dan's dentist discussing tooth decay and preventive methods. Illustrates the correct way to brush teeth and stresses the need or a well balanced diet; then explains the fluoride treatment for protecting teeth.
Demonstrates how the facilities of a large city library are made available to rural libraries. Shows the library truck from Gary, Indiana, delivering books, pictures, and other materials weekly, free of charge, upon the written request of a small-town librarian. Indicates how such cooperation results in better public service.
Presents a second lesson at the "Presentation Stage" of color work--the pronunciation area. Continues to discuss this well-known system for practicing the pronunciation of speech sounds, in isolation and in combination--"parts" later to be applied to "wholes".
Describes the criteria for choosing a sound for in-depth teaching. Provides an assessment of a pupil's automatic production of (sh) in words and syllables. Shows the teacher demonstrating the formation and development of (sh) to the pupil. Outlines the steps in learning (sh): 1) Blunt, 2) Close, and 3) Blow.