This section is from the book "School Needlework. A Course of Study in Sewing designed for use in Schools", by Olive C. Hapgood. Also available from Amazon: School Needlework: A Course Of Study In Sewing Designed For Use In Schools.
At the close of each lesson, the work should be collected in such a manner that it may be readily distributed. This may be done by having a large bag for each row, always beginning to collect at one end, and to distribute at the other.
The waste-basket should be passed at the end of the sewing lesson for the scraps of thread, etc.