The Southern Rural Life Conference has emphatically stated, aquot;There is a definite need for materials of instruction based on problems of rural life. ... help of textbooks and teachersa#39; manuals ; but, in practice, local connections will be slighted unless organized and convenient materials are supplied. ... R. V. Hunkins, aquot;The Need for Regional Instructional Materials, aquot; Elementary School Journal, XLIII (March 1943), 400. ... Visiting Teacher Programs,  **-*zzragt; CHANNELING RESEARCH.