A Treatise On Pedagogy For Young Teachers

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byEdwin Crawford Hewett

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ... go through it completely, encountering and mastering every difficulty. Thoroughness never is accomplished by dabbling simply with the surface of things; it must go deep down, and become master of principles. It is not necessary to know all that can be known about a subject in order to be thorough in it; but it is necessary to know the most important things about it, to know them in an accurate and orderly manner, and to know completely all that we pretend to know. Moral Habits.--Here, again, we shall make no attempt to exhaust the list, but will call attention to four habits that are of special significance to the teacher. Truthfulness.--There can be no right moral character unless it have truthfulness for its basis; hence, the propriety of placing this as the first of moral habits. We hope that there are few teachers who are in the habit of lying openly and intentionally, but something more than this is necessary to a character that is really truthful. There are many ways of being untruthful besides lying outright. The teacher who makes hasty threats or rash promises, and then fails to keep them, is untruthful. So is he who pretends to a great love for his pupils which he does not feel; or he who pretends to know all about a subject of which he is ignorant. And what shall we say of the teacher who has set exercises prepared to display when 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...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ... go through it completely, encountering and mastering every difficulty. Thoroughness never is accomplished by d...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217956955

ISBN - 13:9780217956956

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