When we talk about Education, then, including, we mean learning to Work. I will show the theses as taught Soviet children and I want to find out how it is done in America. What is Work? Every person who grew up in the USSR, except knowledge of Science, Culture, Sports, should have known the basic positions for the household: boys - carpenters1, carpenters2, locksmiths, electronics ... girls - medicine, housekeeping ... This knowledge was given by the secondary school. Training from 7 years to 17 years old. 10 classes. Here are the positions of teaching Trud in the USSR. 1st class, 7 years of age. Boys and girls glue appliqués from colored paper, collect herbariums, mold figures from plasticine ... later .. they learn to embroider with colored threads handkerchiefs. Later .. they learn the difference between cotton, wool and synthetic threads, they learn to darn socks, sew buttons .. 2 class, 8 years of age. Boys and girls learn to work with constructors/disainers... That is a set of metal parts with slats, bolts, washers and nuts. The USSR was selling an analogue of the modern plastic LEGO, but it was not considered a constructor/designer, but a toy, since it garbage too primitive. Hahaha.. Children are given a simple knowledge about metals, wood, plastic. 3 class, 9 years of age. The boys are taught the basics of carpentry1. They should be able to work with simple tools. Girls are taught the basics of culinary arts. 4th class. 10 years of age. Boys study in school workshops and study carpentry1 and carpentry2. They make real wooden constructions, which the school then uses. Girls study in school workshops and study the art of sewing, cooks. They actually prepare food 5th class 11 years of age. Boys learn locksmith's art, work with metal Girls study medicine 6th class 12 years of age. Boys are studying turning art, they start working on machine tools. Girls start working on sewing machines. 7th class 13 years of age 8th class 14 years of age. I do not remember the differences .. in those years schoolchildren improved their knowledge. 9th class 15 years of age. Boys and girls study Labor 1 day a week Outside the school at a production plant. Directions: locksmith, turner, electrician, electronics, informatics, cars, nurse, housekeeping ... And, if you are a young man, you can study female specialties. Or vice versa. 10th grade 16-17 years old Boys and Girls are practicing realistically at the Factory or the Enterprise ... Now, I'm interested. How is Labor taught in American schools?