Introduction to the Scientific Study of Education

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Ginn, 1918 - Education - 333 pages

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Page 16 - It being one chief project of that old deluder, Satan, to keep men from the knowledge of the Scriptures, as in former times, keeping them in an unknown tongue, so in these latter times, by persuading from the use of tongues, so that at...
Page 123 - And further that all parents and masters do breed and bring up their children and apprentices in some honest lawful calling, labor, or employment, either in husbandry, or some other trade profitable for themselves and the commonwealth, if they will not or cannot train them up in learning to fit them for higher employments.
Page 123 - ... aforementioned, whereby children and servants* become rude, stubborn and unruly, the said selectmen, with the help of two magistrates, shall take such children or apprentices from them, and place them with some masters for years...
Page 16 - It is therefore ordered, That every township in this jurisdiction, after the Lord hath increased them to the number of fifty householders, shall then forthwith appoint one within their town to teach all such children as shall resort to him to write and read...
Page 88 - We had a great deal of difficulty in finding what we needed, and finally one dealer, more intelligent than the rest, made this remark: 'I am afraid we have not what you want. You want something at which the children may work; these are all for listening.
Page 165 - The ideal college education seems to me to be one where a student learns things that he is not going to use in after life, by methods that he is going to use.
Page 316 - The minimum attainment of a teacher of any academic subject, and likewise of the supervisors of teachers of such subjects, shall be equivalent to graduation from a College belonging to the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools requiring the completion of a four year course of study or 120 semester hours in advance of a standard four year high school course. Such requirements shall not be construed as retroactive.
Page 16 - Satan, to keep men from the knowledge of the Scriptures, as in former times keeping them in an unknown tongue, so in these latter times by persuading them from the use of tongues, so that at least the true sense and meaning of the original might be clouded with false glosses of saint-seeming deceivers ; and that learning may not be buried in the grave of our forefathers, in church and commonwealth...
Page 129 - Even the progressive curricula of the present time are far from accepting the principle above formulated. For, though they include things that serve purposes, their eliminations are altogether too timid. They have occasionally dropped, occasionally curtailed, what experience shows to be either unnecessary or hopelessly unsuitable. But they retain the bulk of the traditional course of study, and present it in traditional fashion, because an overwhelming case has not — so it is judged — yet been...
Page 317 - ... units (semester hours) of work in courses listed in the department of education in the institution in which the graduate, work is completed, or courses in other departments of that or other institutions accepted as preparation for teaching by the department of education.

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