American Annals of Education

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Otis, Broaders, 1836 - Education
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Page 352 - He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.
Page 239 - He found him in a desert land, and in the waste howling wilderness ; he led him about, he instructed him, he kept him as the apple of his eye. As an eagle stirreth up her nest, fluttereth over her young, spreadeth abroad her wings, taketh them, beareth them on her wings : So the LORD alone did lead him, and there was no strange god with him.
Page 252 - The first and great commandment is — Thou shall love the Lord thy God with all thy heart.' I unite with them in the opinion that it is not sufficient to teach our children the duties of morality.
Page 240 - ... second and larger gyration, always rising towards the sun, and enlarging their circle of flight, so as to make a gradually extending spiral. The young ones still slowly followed, apparently flying better as they mounted ; and they continued this sublime kind of exercise, always rising, till they became mere points in the air, and the young ones were lost, and afterwards their parents, to our aching sight.
Page 280 - The proper officers in the several towns are required, periodically, to make a return to the office of the Secretary of State, of the number of school districts within their respective towns, the number of children in each of said districts between the ages of four and twentyone years, the number who usually attend school in each, the amount of money raised and expended for the support of schools, designating what part is raised by taxes, and what from funds, and how such funds have accrued, and...
Page 146 - Resolved, That the Committee on Public Lands be instructed to inquire into the expediency of...
Page 239 - They began by rising from the top of a mountain in the eye of the sun. It was about midday, and bright for this climate. They at first made small circles, and the young birds imitated them. They paused on their wings, waiting till they had made their first flight, and then took a second and larger gyration, always rising towards the sun, and enlarging their circle of flight, so as to make a gradually extending spiral.
Page 339 - They are next instructed to write on the palm-leaf, with a reed pen, held in the fist, not with the fingers, and with ink made of charcoal, which rubs out, joining vowels to the consonants, forming compound letters, syllables, and words, and learning tables of numeration, money, weight and measure, and the correct mode of writing the distinctive names of persons, castes, and places. ' This is continued about a year. The iron style is now used only by the teacher in sketching on the palm-leaf, the...
Page 557 - Fellenberg, from which the following is an extract It is addressed to " the worthy Father and Friend of the People." " When we reflect that without education no true happiness is to be attained, and that this can only be secured by means of well-taught and virtuous teachers ; and when we recollect that you have devoted yourself to the object withont regard to the sacrifice it may require.
Page 280 - ... to use their influence and best endeavors, that the youth in the several districts regularly attend the schools, and to direct what school-books shall be used in the respective schools.

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