Catalogue and Circular, Volumes 23-28

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Page 14 - ... teachers. They must undergo an examination, and prove themselves to' be well versed in orthography, reading, writing, English grammar, geography and arithmetic. They must furnish satisfactory evidence of good intellectual capacity and of high moral character and principles.
Page 16 - Pope's Iliad; Books I, VI, XXII, and XXIV; The Sir Roger De Coverley Papers in The Spectator; Goldsmith's The Vicar of Wakefield; Coleridge's The Ancient Mariner; Scott's Ivanhoe; Cooper's The last of the Mohicans; Tennyson's The Princess; Lowell's The Vision of Sir Launfal; George Eliot's Silas Manner.
Page 18 - ... before him in the examination paper. The treatment of these topics Is designed to test the candidate's power of clear and accurate expression, and will call for only a general knowledge of the substance of the books.
Page 13 - May 6, 1880, stated the design of the school and the course of studies for the State normal schools as follows : — "The design of the normal schools is strictly professional ; that is, to prepare, in the best possible manner, the pupils for the work of organizing, governing and teaching the public schools of the Commonwealth.
Page 14 - In addition, the candidate may be required to answer questions involving the essentials of English grammar, and questions on the leading facts in those periods of English literary history to which the prescribed works belong.
Page 16 - The candidate will be required to present evidence of a general knowledge of the subject-matter, and to answer simple questions on the lives of the authors. The form of examination will usually be the writing of a paragraph or two on each of several topics, to be chosen by the candidate from a considerable number — perhaps ten or fifteen — set before him in the examination paper.
Page 10 - Worcester Lunatic Hospital are hereby authorized and required to convey to the board of education and its successors, in trust for the Commonwealth, a tract of land situated in said city of Worcester, of not more than five acres, to be located by the governor and council, east of a line drawn one hundred and seventy feet east of the easterly line of Mulberry Street, and north of a line drawn five hundred feet south...
Page 26 - The principal requests the students to observe the conduct of children in all circumstances, — at home, at school, in the street, at work, at play, in conversation with one another and with adults, — and record what they see and hear as soon as circumstances will permit. When the nature of the work is explained to the school, great emphasis is placed upon the necessity of having the records genuine beyond all possibility of question; of having them consist of a simple concise statement of what...
Page 16 - German. The translation at sight of simple prose, with questions on the usual forms and ordinary constructions of the language.
Page 26 - Each apprentice keeps a diary of the occupation and experience of every day's service, and this record is inspected by the faculty of the normal 6 school.

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