American Normal Schools: Their Theory, Their Workings, and Their Results, as Embodied in the Proceedings of the First Annual Convention of the American Normal School Association, Held at Trenton, New Jersey, August 19 and 20, 1859

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A. S. Barnes & Burr, 1860 - Teachers colleges - 113 pages

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Page 33 - That each town or district within this Commonwealth, containing fifty families, or householders, shall be provided with a teacher or teachers, of good morals, to instruct children in orthography, reading, writing, English grammar, geography, arithmetic, and good behavior...
Page 107 - ... of teachers is as appropriate, and certainly as important, as that of the members of other professions. Resolved, That this education of teachers should not only be theoretical, but also practical ; and that to this end, there should either be a school of observation and practice in immediate connection with the Normal School, and under the same board of control, or that there should be in other ways, equivalent opportunities for observation and practice.
Page 8 - Michigan, at Ypsilanti. The First Lessons in Grammar are prepared for young pupils, and as an appropriate introduction to the larger work. The elements of Grammar are here presented in a series of gradual oral exercises, and, as far as possible, in plain Saxon words. Clark's New Grammar, it is confidently believed, presents the only true and...
Page 33 - The first section of that act provided "that every township within this territory, containing fifty families or householders, shall be provided with a good schoolmaster or schoolmasters, of good morals, to teach children to read and write, and to instruct them in the English or French language, as well as in arithmetic, orthography, and decent behavior, for such term of time as shall be equivalent to six months for one school in each year.

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