Teachers College Record, Volume 2

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Teachers College, Columbia University, 1900 - Education

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Page 271 - other is quick, vivacious, forward, acquiring easily and forgetting soon; quick-tempered and choleric, but quickly forgetting and forgiving. They have been educated together and never separated." 5. " They were never alike either in body or mind and their dissimilarity increases daily. The external influences have been identical; they have never been separated.
Page 273 - they travel at nearly the same rate. So it is with life, in respect to the several accidents which seem to have had a great effect upon our careers. The one element, that varies in different individuals, but is constant in each of them, is the natural tendency; it corresponds to the current of
Page 251 - The facts here presented, in my opinion, will admit of only one conclusion, viz., that the results are not determined by the methods employed, but by the ability of those who use them. In other words, the first place must be given to the personal equation of the teacher, while methods and devices play a subordinate part.
Page 262 - conclusion which I commend to the notice of enthusiasts in the art of discovering character by the handwriting. One of my inquiries was for anecdotes regarding mistakes made between the twins by their near relatives. The replies are numerous, but not very varied in character. When the twins are children, they are usually distinguished by ribbons tied around
Page 315 - As the fifth element represented by a, and the third element of e, are always immediately followed by the oral element of r in words, the r is introduced in like manner in these exercises. Since the sixth sound of a, when not a syllable by itself, is always immediately followed by the oral element of f, n, or
Page 315 - thus: lip, p; orb, b, etc. The attention of the pupil should be called to the fact that cognates are produced by the same organs, in a similar manner, and only differ in one being an undertone, and the other a whisper.
Page 190 - No. 3. If you were taken to a book-store and told that you might select just one book for your own, what would you take? The choice of the children fell upon 246 different books. Twelve of the leading books are given here with the per cents of the girls and boys choosing the same.
Page 268 - is, in nearly one-half of them — these were described as closely similar; in the remaining nineteen they were much alike, but subject to certain named differences. These differences belonged almost wholly to such groups of qualities as these: the one was the more vigorous, fearless, energetic; the other was gentle, clinging,
Page 257 - of the words of the law, by an exact compliance with its minutest provisions. The law provided that no one should take a nest when the mark was on the trunk beneath or in sight upon the ground. As it had been proved by Miller's testimony that Landreth could not have seen Delphey's label, Delphey's rights vanished.
Page 314 - Elocution is the mode of utterance or delivery of anything spoken. It may be good or bad. Good elocution, in reading or speaking, is uttering ideas understandingly, correctly, and effectively. It embraces the two general divisions, ORTHOEPY and EXPRESSION. ORTHOEPY ORTHOEPY is the art of correct pronunciation.

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