Teachers College Record, Volume 1

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James Earl Russell
Teachers College, Columbia University, 1900 - Education

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Page 38 - The trustees of Columbia College, in the city of New York," and by that name shall and may have continual...
Page 38 - ... governors of the college of the province of New- York, in the city of New- York, in America...
Page 45 - A teacher may be able to teach his subject never so well, may even have the reputation of being a distinguished educator, yet his life long be a teacher of Latin, or physics, or history, rather than a teacher of children. The true educator must know the nature of mind; he must understand the process of learning, the formation of ideals, the development of will, and the growth of character. The...
Page 46 - ... disrespect either to the college or the normal school; it is not the first and foremost duty of either of these institutions to turn out critical scholars or specialists in some small field. But special scholarship, I maintain, is an absolute necessity in the qualifications for secondary teaching. Without it the teacher becomes a slave to manuals and textbooks; his work degenerates into formal routine with no life, no spirit, no educative power...
Page 12 - University departments of education have as their special function the investigation of educational foundations, the interpretation of educational ideals, the invention of educational methods and the application of educational principles. The science of education — I refer merely to that systematized body of knowledge which has to do with education — needs to be developed and made over to fit modern conditions.
Page 194 - The course on the principles of education aims to lay the basis for a scientific theory of education, considered as a human institution. The process of education is explained from the standpoint of the doctrine of evolution, and the fundamental principles thus arrived at are applied from the threefold standpoint of the history of civilization, the developing powers of the child and the cultivation of individual and social efficiency.
Page 47 - A survey of the field of secondary education discloses that these four essential qualifications of the secondary teacher are everywhere recognized in practice. The difficulty is that few teachers unite them in due proportion. The...
Page 38 - for the Instruction and Education of Youth in the Learned Languages and in the Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Page 38 - ... every Thing useful for the Comfort, the Convenience and Elegance of' Life, in the chief Manufactures relating to any of these Things : And finally, to lead them from the Study of Nature to the Knowledge of themselves, and of the God of Nature, and their Duty to him, themselves, and one another, and every Thing that can contribute to their true Happiness, both here and hereafter.
Page 41 - MINES, established in 1864, offers courses of study, each of four years, leading to a professional degree, in mining engineering and in metallurgy. 4. THE SCHOOLS OF CHEMISTRY, ENGINEERING AND ARCHITECTURE, set off from the School of Mines in...

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