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International Education Series

EDITED BY

WILLIAM T. HARRIS, A. M., LL. D.

VOLUME XIV.

Edited by W. T. HARRIS, A. M., LL. D., United States Commissioner of Education.

THE International Education Series was projected for the purpose of bringing together in orderly arrangement the best writings, new and old, upon educational subjects, and presenting a complete course of reading and training for teachers generally. Four departments are presented, covering the entire field of practical, theoretical, and historical education.

I.-History of Education. (A) Original systems as expounded by their founders. (B) Critical histories which set forth the customs of the past and point out their advantages and defects, explaining the grounds of their adoption, and also of their final disuse.

II.-Educational Criticism. (A) The noteworthy arraignments which educational reformers have put forth against existing systems: these compose the classics of pedagogy. (B) The critical histories above mentioned.

III.-Systematic Treatises on the Theory of Education. (A) Works written from the historical standpoint; these, for the most part, show a tendency to justify the traditional course of study and to defend the prevailing methods of instruction. (B) Works written from critical standpoints, and to a greater or less degree revolutionary in their tendency.

IV. The Art of Education. (A) Works on instruction and discipline, and the practical details of the schoolroom. on the organization and supervision of schools.

(B) Works

Practical insight into the educational methods in vogue can not be attained without a knowledge of the process by which they have come to be established. For this reason special prominence is given to the bistory of the systems that have prevailed.

Since history is incompetent to furnish the ideal of the future, works of educational criticism have a prominent place. Criticism is the purifying process by which ideals are rendered clear and potent, so that progress becomes possible.

History and criticism combined make possible a theory of the whole. For, with an ideal toward which the entire movement tends, and an account of the phases that have appeared in time, the connected development of the whole can be shown, and all united into one system.

Lastly, after the science comes the practice, the art of education. This is treated in special works devoted to the devices and technical details useful in the schoolroom.

It is believed that the teacher does not need authority so much as insight in matters of education. When he understands the theory of education and the history of its growth, and has matured his own point of view by careful study of the critical literature of education, then he is competent to select or invent such practical devices as are best adapted to his own wants.

12mo, cloth, uniform binding.

THE INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION SERIES was projected for the purpose of bringing together in orderly arrangement the best writings, new and old, upon educational subjects, and presenting a complete course of reading and training for teachers generally. It is edited by WILLIAM T. HARRIS, LL. D., United States Commissioner of Education, who has contributed for the different volumes in the way of introduction, analysis, and commentary. The volumes are tastefully and substantially bound in uniform style.

VOLUMES NOW READY.

1. THE PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION. By JOHANN K. F. ROSENKRANZ, Doctor of Theology and Professor of Philosophy, University of Königsberg. Translated by ANNA C. BRACKETT. Second edition, revised, with Com

mentary and complete Analysis. $1.50.

2. A HISTORY OF EDUCATION. By F. V. N. PAINTER, A. M., Professor of Modern Languages and Literature, Roanoke College, Va. $1.50.

3. THE RISE AND EARLY CONSTITUTION OF UNIVERSITIES. WITH A SURVEY OF MEDIEVAL EDUCATION. By S. S. LAURIE, LL. D., Professor of the Institutes and History of Education, University of Edinburgh. $1.50. 4. THE VENTILATION AND WARMING OF SCHOOL BUILDINGS. By GILBERT B. MORRISON, Teacher of Physics and Chemistry, Kansas City High School. $1.00.

5. THE EDUCATION OF MAN. BY FRIEDRICH FROEBEL. Translated and annotated by W. N. HAILMANN, Å. M., Superintendent of Public Schools, La Porte, Ind. $1.50.

6. ELEMENTARY PSYCHOLOGY AND EDUCATION.

By JOSEPH BALD

WIN, A. M., LL. D., author of "The Art of School Management." $1.50. 7. THE SENSES AND THE WILL. (Part I of "THE MIND OF THE CHILD.") By W. PREYER, Professor of Physiology in Jena. Translated by H. W. BROWN, Teacher in the State Normal School at Worcester, Mass. $1.50. 8. MEMORY: WHAT IT IS AND HOW TO IMPROVE IT. BY DAVID KAY, F. R.G.S., author of "Education and Educators," etc. $1.50.

9. THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE INTELLECT. (Part II of "THE MIND OF THE CHILD.") By W. PREYER, Professor of Physiology in Jena. Trans. lated by H. W. BROWN. $1.50.

10. HOW TO STUDY GEOGRAPHY. A Practical Exposition of Methods and Devices in Teaching Geography which apply the Principles and Plans of Ritter and Guyot. By FRANCIS W. PARKER, Principal of the Cook County (Illinois) Normal School. $1.50.

11. EDUCATION IN THE UNITED STATES: ITS HISTORY FROM THE EARLIEST SETTLEMENTS. BY RICHARD G. BOONE, A. M., Professor of Pedagogy, Indiana University. $1.50.

12. EUROPEAN SCHOOLS: OR, WHAT I SAW IN THE SCHOOLS OF GERMANY, FRANCE, AUSTRIA, AND SWITZERLAND. By L. R. KLEMM, Ph. D., Principal of the Cincinnati Technical School. Fully illustrated. $2.00.

13. PRACTICAL HINTS FOR THE TEACHERS OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS. By GEORGE HOWLAND, Superintendent of the Chicago Public Schools. $1.00. 14. PESTALOZZI: HIS LIFE AND WORK. BY ROGER DE GUIMPS. Authorized Translation from the second French edition, by J. RUSSELL, B. A. With an Introduction by Rev. R. H. QUICK, M. A. $1.50.

15. SCHOOL SUPERVISION. By J. L. PICKARD, LL. D. 16. HIGHER EDUCATION OF WOMEN IN EUROPE. Berlin. Translated and accompanied by comparative KLEMM. $1.00.

$1.00.

BY HELENE LANGE, statistics by L. R.

17. ESSAYS ON EDUCATIONAL REFORMERS. By ROBERT HERBERT QUICK, M. A., Trinity College, Cambridge. Only authorized edition of the work as rewritten in 1890. $1.50.

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