The method of the recitation by Charles Alexander McmurryThe method of the recitation by Charles Alexander Mcmurry

The method of the recitation

byCharles Alexander Mcmurry

Paperback | October 12, 2012

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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. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VII HOW INDIVIDUAL NOTIONS SHOULD BE PRESENTED The first step prepares the foundation; this second adds a portion of the superstructure. In the first, those thoughts that bear on a certain topic are separated from the other contents of the mind, hence that is called the step of analysis: in this second the new thoughts are united with the old, hence it is called the step of synthesis. If the former has been successful, the latter will show the effects speedily. How prepar- Judged by common practice in teaching, the first saves time steP involves great loss of time, for instruction usually here- commences with the second. But as soon as one begins presenting the new concrete facts, the effect of a good preparatory step shows itself by allowing much more rapid progress than is otherwise possible. The children, being able to comprehend the topic in hand, and being also interested in it, are much more <_20_on20_the20_alert20_than20_otherwise2c_20_and20_can20_digest20_more20_rapidly20_whatever20_is20_offered.20_also20_it20_is20_unnecessary20_to20_interrupt20_the20_instruction20_by20_long20_explanations2c_20_and20_by20_detours20_to20_hunt20_up20_related20_experiences3b_20_consequently20_the20_time20_is20_occupied20_more20_completely20_by20_the20_advance20_instruction.20_the20_same20_reasons20_hold20_for20_the20_statement20_of20_an20_aim20_necessity20_of20_in20_this20_step20_as20_in20_the20_step20_of20_preparation.20_that20_is2c_20_2a_22_20_um27_27_20_an20_aim20_will20_concentrate20_attention20_and20_furnish20_a20_motive20_for20_active20_thinking.20_the20_fact20_that20_it20_makes20_the20_child20_conscious20_of20_the20_course20_he20_is20_pursuing2c_20_and20_thus20_prevents20_unexpected20_discoveries2c_20_is20_greatly20_in20_its20_favor.20_while20_it20_is20_an20_excellent20_thing20_to20_make20_discoveries2c_20_it20_is20_much20_better20_that20_they20_be20_dimly20_anticipated20_than20_that20_they20_be20_entire20_surprises.20_students20_of20_all20_ages20_should20_realize20_which20_way20_they20_are20_bound2c_20_and20_if20_they20_comprehend20_the... on="" the="" alert="" than="" _otherwise2c_="" and="" can="" digest="" more="" rapidly="" whatever="" is="" offered.="" also="" it="" unnecessary="" to="" interrupt="" instruction="" by="" long="" _explanations2c_="" detours="" hunt="" up="" related="" _experiences3b_="" consequently="" time="" occupied="" completely="" advance="" instruction.="" same="" reasons="" hold="" for="" statement="" of="" an="" aim="" necessity="" in="" this="" step="" as="" preparation.="" that="" _is2c_="" _2a_22_="" _um27_27_="" will="" concentrate="" attention="" furnish="" a="" motive="" active="" thinking.="" fact="" makes="" child="" conscious="" course="" he="" _pursuing2c_="" thus="" prevents="" unexpected="" _discoveries2c_="" greatly="" its="" favor.="" while="" excellent="" thing="" make="" much="" better="" they="" be="" dimly="" anticipated="" entire="" surprises.="" students="" all="" ages="" should="" realize="" which="" way="" are="" _bound2c_="" if="" comprehend="">
Title:The method of the recitationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021780375X

ISBN - 13:9780217803755