Common Sense Didactics for Common School Teachers

Paperback | February 7, 2012

byHenry Sabin

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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.1905 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VI KNOWLEDGE MOST USEFUL TO THE CHILDREN The Making of a Man Diligence, quiet and unfatigued perseverance, industry, regularity and economy of time, as these are the dispositions I would labor to excite, so these are the qualities I would warmly commend.--Hannah More. Wanted Men.--No doubt a college boy will learn more Greek and Latin if it is generally understood that college honors are to be mainly awarded for proficiency in those languages; but what care we though a man can speak seven languages, or dreams in Hebrew or Sanscrit, because of their familiarity, if he has never learned the language of sympathy for human suffering, and is deaf when the voice of truth and duty utters their holy mandates? We want men who feel a sentiment, a consciousness of brotherhood for the whole human race. We want men who will instruct the ignorant, not delude them, who will succor the weak, not prey upon them. We want men who will fly to the moral breach when the waters of desolation are pouring in and who will stand there and if need be die there, applause or no applause.--Horace Mann. HAVING considered some of the things which the teacher ought to know it seems proper to inquire what knowledge is of the greatest importance to the child. On an average the school Relative life of the child does not exceed four value of years. Remember also that the child is in ' school only about seven months in a year, and five days in a week, and you will at once recognize the necessity of avoiding all waste and of making every moment tell for his improvement. There is no room in the American school for any exercise which is not intended for the advancement of the pupils in one of three ways: advancement in their studies, growth of character, or the building up of sound bodies. ...

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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.1905 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VI KNOWLEDGE MOST USEFUL TO THE CHILDREN The Making of a Man Diligence, quiet and unfatigued perseverance, industry, reg...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:100 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.21 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217933769

ISBN - 13:9780217933766

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