A Sunday School In Utopia; A Manual Of Psychology And Method For The Sunday School Teacher

Paperback | February 4, 2012

byEvelyn Foley Braley

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER III A GOOD ENDING, OR APPLICATION OF THE LESSON TO THE LIVES OF THE CHILDREN In this step ths child uses the knowledge he has just received, and in using it makes it both useful and usable. The purpose of this stage is therefore:--1. The final assimilation of what has been learned so that the child can always use it. 2. The exercising of the child's mind upon practical questions of everyday life. It is not always possible to carry out both of these aims, especially the se ond. In this step again no new knowledge is given; instances adduced must be such as are familiar with children's experience. Some modern educationalists advise us not to point out the application of the story to the children, but leave it and let them do so for themselves. Frankly, we feel that this is unsatisfactory, because in the first place we do not feel that the children are able to do so. Even grown-up people often apply the moral of the sermons to the lives of their neighbours. Secondly, it seems that we are leaving too much to mere chance. Christianity is living, and therefore must apply to the child's own life, and we cannot do better than to point out some suitable application. Often Christ did not point to the application of His parables, and often we find the Apostles, themselves spiritual children coming to Him privately requesting Him to do so, and even then they could not always see the application. It seems to us that the application stage is a most important one in a lesson. The objects of the application stage may be obtained in several different ways, e.g. by guiding the children to make deductions from the general notions, and by applying them to particular cases. Thus the 'Method Whole' from Presentation to Application would begin with particular instances ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER III A GOOD ENDING, OR APPLICATION OF THE LESSON TO THE LIVES OF THE CHILDREN In this step ths child uses the knowledge...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021790632X

ISBN - 13:9780217906326

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