A Treatise On Pedagogy For Young Teachers

Paperback | July 9, 2012

byEdwin Crawford Hewett

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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. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...visitors happen in? Or of the one who "fixes up" his exercises for examination? Such a man may read all Fed.--10. the moral lessons on lying to his school, including the story of Ananias and Sapphira; but what does he teach them about the subject, except that it is a good thing to lie when any thing is likely to be gained by it? And what shall we say of the pupil who borrows work of his neighbor and palms it off as his own? Or who cheats in his lessons in other ways? And what can the teacher, guilty of dishonest practices, do with a pupil whom he catches at these tricks? Such tricks of teacher and pupils have in them the essence of thievery as well as falsehood, for they are attempts to get something for nothing by dishonest means. When the true sense of "honor" prevails in our schools, instead of the miserable false code now so common, the pupils will feel it to be their duty, quite as much as their teacher's, to expose all such wretched practices, and to assist in bringing the offender to justice. What would be the moral status of any community where every man should feel bound " in honor" to shield a criminal from the pursuit of the civil officers, instead of assisting them to bring him to justice? Kindness.--It is the teacher's duty to form the habit of kindness in thought, in look, and in speech. This is a moral habit when it is formed and persisted in because it is right; for, Morality is a due regard for the right and a shunning of the wrong. Cheerfulness.--Much the same thing may be said about the habit of cheerfulness; it is a moral habit when it is followed because it is right. To be kind and cheerful when one is in glowing health and all goes well, simply because one feels like it, is right no doubt; but there is no morality in that...

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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. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...visitors happen in? Or of the one who "fixes up" his exercises for examination? Such a man may read all Fed.--10. the m...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:July 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217430899

ISBN - 13:9780217430890

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