A history of the Michigan state normal school (now Normal college) at Ypsilanti, Michigan, 1849-1899

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The Scharf tag, label & box co., 1899 - Computers - 368 pages
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Page 153 - ... the instruction of persons, both male and female, in the art of teaching and in all the various branches that pertain to a good common school education; also, to give instruction in the mechanic arts, and in the arts of husbandry and agricultural chemistry, in the fundamental laws of the United States, and in what regards the rights and duties of citizens.
Page 279 - On fame's eternal camping ground Their silent tents are spread, And glory guards, with solemn round, The bivouac of the dead.
Page 129 - ... said University, a certificate, which shall serve as a legal certificate of qualification to teach in any of the schools of this State, when a copy thereof shall have been filed or recorded in the office of the legal examining officer or officers of the county, township, city or district.
Page 246 - Ohio," confirmed the ordinance of 1785, and declared " that religion, morality and knowledge being necessary to good government and the happiness of mankind, schools and the means of education shall be forever encouraged.
Page 43 - We the subscribers, do hereby declare that it is our intention to devote ourselves to the business of teaching in the Schools of this State, and that our object in resorting to this Normal School is the better to prepare ourselves for the discharge of this important duty.
Page 129 - ... examining officer or officers of the said county, township, city or district, for any cause, and in the same manner that such examining officer or officers may be by law authorized to revoke certificates given by himself or themselves, and...
Page 121 - I know nothing that could, in this view, be said better, than " do unto others as ye would that others should do unto you...
Page 35 - The peculiarities of intellectual and moral development in children, as modified by sex, parental character, wealth or poverty, city or country, family government indulgent or severe, fickle or steady, etc. etc. 4) The science of education in general, and full illustrations of the difference between education and mere instruction.
Page 35 - ... 8. The rules of health, and the laws of physical development. 9. Dignity and importance of the teacher's office. 10. Special religious obligations of teachers in respect to benevolent devotedness to the intellectual and moral welfare of society, habits of entire self-control, purity of mind, elevation of character, &c. 11. The influence which the school should exert on civilization and the progress of society. 12. The elements of Latin, together with the German, French, and Spanish languages.
Page 35 - The art of governing children, with special reference to imparting and keeping alive a feeling of love for children. 7. History of education, including an accurate outline of the educational systems of different ages and nations, the circumstances which gave rise to them, the principles on which they were founded, the ends which they aimed to accomplish, their successes and failures, their permanency and changes, how far they influenced individual and national character, how far any of them might...

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