Education in Its Relation to Manual Industry

D. Appleton, 1888 - 393 sider

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Side 251 - Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay : Princes and lords may flourish, or may fade ; A breath can make them, as a breath has made ;w But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroyed, can never be supplied.
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Side 389 - A book that has been long wanted by all who are engaged in the business of teaching and desire to master its principles. In the first place, it is an elaborate treatise on the human mind, of independent merit as representing the latest and best work of all schools of psychological inquiry.
Side 149 - Any city or town may, and every city and town having more than ten thousand inhabitants shall, annually make provision for giving free instruction in industrial or mechanical drawing to persons over fifteen years of age, either in day or evening schools, under the direction of the school committee.
Side 381 - A practical exposition of the elements of Mental Science, with special applications to the Art of Teaching, designed for the use of Schools, Teachers, Reading Circles, and Students generally. This book is not a mere abridgment of the author's "Outlines," but has been mainly rewritten for a more direct educational purpose, and is essentially a new work.
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Side 61 - ... of time he must devote to the learning of his trade. He is kept upon such work as will most profit his employer, who thus protects himself. If the apprentice should be thoroughly taught all branches in the shortest time, he would be likely to leave as soon as he could do better, letting his employer suffer the loss of time devoted to his instruction.
Side 215 - ... should be carefully written out on the blackboard ; that each boy should be marked on the work done, and that a record of it should be kept. All this was faithfully carried out, and contributed, as I think, largely to the final success. From this beginning to the close, the school went on with unbroken and successful regularity. The teacher was promptly on hand; the order was good; the pupils interested. It was delightful to see the eager desire manifested everywhere in the room to do the day's...
Side 163 - The crowded schools of drawing, modeling, carving, and painting, maintained at the expense of the municipalities of Paris, Lyons, Brussels, and other cities — absolutely gratuitous, and open to all comers, well lighted, furnished with the best models, and under the care of teachers full of enthusiasm — stimulate those manufactures and crafts in which the fine arts play a prominent part to a degree which is without parallel in this country.
Side 353 - A shop which manufactures for the market and expects a revenue from the sale of its products, is necessarily confined to salable work, and a systematic and progressive series of lessons is impossible, except at great cost.

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