Illinois School Journal: A Monthly Magazine for Teachers and School Officers, Volume 8 (Google eBook)

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1888 - Education
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Page 230 - Then felt I like some watcher of the skies When a new planet swims into his ken; Or like stout Cortez when with eagle eyes He stared at the Pacific and all his men Looked at each other with a wild surmise Silent, upon a peak in Darien.
Page 321 - In the cross of Christ I glory, Towering o'er the wrecks of time ; All the light of sacred story Gathers round its head sublime.
Page 265 - ... conveniently arranged for the purpose, and they are averaged twice a year in February and in June; and, when thus averaged, they are approved by the Principal, who makes himself familiar with the progress and proficiency of the pupils under his immediate supervision. To this end, he subjects the pupils in the several grades, as they advance in the course, to such oral and written tests as will indicate their proficiency and be suggestive and otherwise helpful to teachers. Once a month, or...
Page 467 - No certificate shall be granted to any person to teach in the public schools of this state, who has not passed a satisfactory examination in physiology and hygiene, with special reference to the effects of alcoholic drinks, stimulants and narcotics upon the human system.
Page 461 - The twig told it to the branch on which it grew, and the branch told it to the tree. And when the tree heard it, it rustled all over and sent back word to the leaf: " Do not be afraid; hold on tightly and you shall not go till you want to.
Page 109 - Psychical changes either conform to law or they do not. If they do not conform to law, this work, in common with all works on the subject, is sheer nonsense : no science of Psychology is possible. If they do conform to law, there cannot be any such thing as free will.
Page 466 - ... or that such child has been otherwise furnished with the means of education for a like period of time, or has already acquired the branches of learning taught in the public schools, or that his bodily or mental condition has been such as to prevent his attendance at school or application to study for the period required, the penalty before mentioned shall not be incurred.
Page 461 - ONCE on a time a little leaf was heard to sigh and cry, as leaves often do when a gentle wind is about. And the twig said : "What is the matter, little leaf?

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