Teaching A District School; A Book For Young Teachers

Paperback | January 10, 2012

byJohn Wirt Dinsmore

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1910. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XI HARVESTING THE RESULTS In every enterprise man labors for results. The success of any undertaking is measured by what it produces. If the results are unsatisfactory, the undertaking is a whole or partial failure. It has been pointed out in the preceding chapter that the schools have an object in view, namely, to produce the highest grade of citizenship. This is done most effectively by affording each individual the opportunity to make the best man or woman he or she is capable of becoming. It was stated further that this is brought about by three things, the acquirement of knowledge, the development of the mental powers and the formation of character. The patrons and the public generally have a right to know and ought to know how the school is succeeding in its mission. They cannot stand by and watch the process of citizen-making. They must judge by such indications as make themselves apparent from time to time. The object of this chapter is to point out certain ways by which the efficiency of the school may become manifest to the community, to the enrichment of both patrons and pupils. t. The School Exhibition What It Is and What It Does.--The School Exhibition shows to the patrons the mental and moral tone of the school, the interest of the pupils, their good behavior, their ability to comport themselves commendably before an audience and the teacher's skill as a leader. It is a public showing of what is being accomplished in school. As commonly given, it consists of declamations, essays, orations, debates, dialogues, calisthenic drills, current events, items of local interest, songs, and speeches by teacher and visitors. It has a number of objects in view. It is expected to increase public interest and secure greater cooperation; to be an incentive...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1910. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XI HARVESTING THE RESULTS In every enterprise man labors for results. The success of any undertaking is measured by what it p...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:66 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:January 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217060617

ISBN - 13:9780217060615

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