On the Farm, Issue 2

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D.Appleton andcompany, 1898 - Readers - 158 pages
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Page 1 - Rockabye Baby, on the tree top, When the wind blows the cradle will rock, When the bough breaks the cradle will fall, Down will come baby, cradle and all.
Page viii - Robert," whose visit is described in the third book. Dr. Harris says, " If these books are read by the school children, they will suggest a great variety of ways in which real mental growth and increase of practical power may be obtained.
Page xi - As is the teacher so is the school" is an old and true adage, and the schools will advance only as does the corps of teachers. At first the course of study in the elementary schools included but little more than reading, writing, and arithmetic, and as each new study knocked at the door for admission an early objection to be met was the fact that...
Page v - Parker in the way of methods of teaching in the schoolroom. His enthusiasm has led him to consider the best means of arousing the interest of the child and of promoting his self-activity for reasonable purposes. The Pestalozzian movement in the history of education is justly famed for its effort to connect in a proper manner the daily experience of the child with the school course of study. The branches of...
Page xii - Deals entirely with the interests and life of children in the environment of the country. In pleasant little sketches of children's play In the barn and in nooks on a farm a great deal of information Is introduced relative to the birds, fowls, animals, etc.. and the fields and garden.
Page viii - Parker, if read by the school children, and especially by the elder youth who have left school, will suggest a great variety of ways in which real mental growth and increase of practical power may be obtained. The...

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