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Chapter VII.-The Stages of Development-I. Primary Age,

1 to 6 years old

I.-PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS: Restlessness-Activity-Love


of Play-Savagery. II. MENTAL CHARACTERISTICS: Depend-
ence on Others-Frankness-Faith and Trust-Personification-
Self-unconsciousness - Imitativeness-Curiosity-Imagination
Active Concreteness-Conscience Undeveloped-Memory Weak
-Sex-unconsciousness. HINTS TO PARENTS AND TEACHERS:
Avoid Affectation-Develop Perception-Watch Child's Com-


Chapter VIII.-The Stages of Development-II. Later Child-

hood, 6 to 12 years old

Activity-Irresistible Impulsiveness-Daring-Truant Procliv-
ities. II.MENTAL CHARACTERISTICS: Rising Desire for Inde-
pendence Crude Sense of Humor-Creature of the Present-
Natural Imitator-Group Age-Memory Age-Desire for Affec-
tion-Collecting Instinct-Rise of Conscience-Sex Repellance-
Need of Positive Teaching.

I. BODILY CHANGES PREDOMINATE: Sex-attraction-Novel in
Age of Romance. II. MENTAL CHANGES: Self-consciousness-
Age of Ideals-Developing of Reason-Storm and Stress-Con-
version Period-Curve of Conversion-Gang Age-Strengthening
of Conscience-The Aufklärung-Development of Will-Ritual
and Adolescence-Ethical Dualism-Revival of Private Prayer.

Chapter X.-The Stages of Development-Later Adolescence,

18 to 25 years of age; Manhood, 25 years onward

Chief Characteristics of Adolescence-Relation Between Mind
and Body-Effect of Body on Mind and Spirit-Effect of Mind
and Spirit on Body-Types of Children-Sex Differences-
Temperament-Reaction Time-Temperament and Christianity
-Table of Temperament-A Suggestion to Teachers.

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Officers Superintendents-Secretaries-Use of Rewards, In-
centives, and Punishments-Inadequacy of Sunday School-
Week-day Instruction.

Chapter XXVIII.-The History of Religious Education (Con.)
Origin of Third Revival-Two Chief Types of Education Seen-
Other Orders in Church-Early Scientific Tendency-"Nature"
Tendency-Psychological Tendency-Sociological Tendency-
Modern Educational Systems—Industrial Tendency.

Chapter XXIX.-The History of the Sunday School Movement 469
Early Origin-Beginning of Sunday School Movement in Amer-
ica-Just after Revolution-Civil War Period-Rise of Amer-
Ican Church Sunday School Institute-International Lessons-
Modern Commission Movement-Fundamental Principles of
Forward Movement.

Cahpter XXX.-The History of Lesson Systems


History of Lesson Systems Uniformity of System-Possibilities
and Limitations of Heuristic Method.


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