The Life And Work Of David P. Page; Including The Theory And Practice Of Teaching, The Mutual Duties Of Parents And Teachers, And "the Schoolmaster,"  by David Perkins PageThe Life And Work Of David P. Page; Including The Theory And Practice Of Teaching, The Mutual Duties Of Parents And Teachers, And "the Schoolmaster,"  by David Perkins Page

The Life And Work Of David P. Page; Including The Theory And Practice Of Teaching, The Mutual…

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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.1893 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XV. MISCELLANEOUS SUGGESTIONS. On looking over the notes which I have at various times made of my own experience and observation, during twenty years of practical teaching,I find there are several thoughts which maybe of some service to the young teacher, and which have not been introduced under any of the general topics of this volume. I have therefore thought best to introduce a special chapter, with the above title, where I might lawfully bring together, without much regard to method, such varied hints as may convey to some reader a useful lesson. Some of these hints will refer to faults which should be carefully avoided, while others will point out some duties to be performed. SECTION I.--THINGS TO BE AVOIDED. 1. Guard against prejudice on entering a school.--It is not always safe to rely upon first impressions as to character. At the opening of a school, perhaps fifty individuals for the first time are brought before the teacher. Some of them are from humble life, and perhaps bear upon them the marks of parental neglect. Their persons and their clothing may present nothing to attract and gratify the eye of a stranger. Little accustomed to society, they exhibit an awkward bashfulness, or an impertinent forwardness, in their manner. Contrasted with these, others appear who have been the children of indulgence, and who have seen much more of the world. A more expensive garb attracts the eye; a more easy and familiar address, conforming to the artificial modes of society, is very likely to win the heart. The teacher is very prone to find his feelings committed in favor of the latter class, and against the former. But this is all wrong. A judgment thus hastily formed is extremely hazardous,--as a few days' acquaintance will usually show. The child o...
Title:The Life And Work Of David P. Page; Including The Theory And Practice Of Teaching, The Mutual…Format:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.23 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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