Better Rural Schools

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Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1914 - 512 páginas

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Página 126 - FORENOON and afternoon and night, — Forenoon, And afternoon, and night, — Forenoon, and — what ! The empty song repeats itself. No more ? Yea, that is Life : make this forenoon sublime, This afternoon a psalm, this night a prayer, And Time is conquered, and thy crown is won.
Página 102 - The plan I have in mind will cost no money, will take but little school time, and can be put into operation in every part of the State at once. It will create a demand for expert instruction later on. It is to give school credit for industrial work done at home. The mother and father are to be recognized as teachers, and the school teacher put into the position of one who cares about the habits and tastes of the whole child. Then the teacher and the parents will have much in common.
Página 429 - Play is a constant factor in all grades of animal life. The swarming insects, the playful kitten, the frisking lambs, the racing colt, the darting swallows, the maddening aggregation of blackbirds — these are but illustrations of the common impulse of all the animal world to play.
Página 323 - Know all men by these presents, that we JP, AB, and CD, are held and firmly bound unto the state of Washington, in the sum of five hundred dollars, for the payment of which we jointly and severally bind ourselves, our heirs, executors, and administrators. Sealed with our seals...
Página 322 - Part further covenants and agrees to merchandise such wheat in foreign ports, it being understood and agreed between the Party of the First Part and the Party of the Second Part...
Página 342 - ... expenses. Before the end of the first year applications had been received from other counties. Three additional teachers, of qualifications about similar to the first, were added. One of these was placed in Putnam County, one In Oconee, one In Douglas, and the first teacher went to Greene. The same course was followed in the new counties with the same results. The superintendents were exceedingly helpful, gracious, and approving. For the third year, Morgan, Jones, and Hancock Counties were supplied,...
Página 410 - ... swampy ground, body of stagnant water, cemetery, slaughterhouse, fertilizer-reduction plant, any business or manufacturing establishment which engenders noxious odors or vapors or that pollutes the surrounding atmosphere by smoke or dust." Any consolidated district in Mississippi, any special or village districts in Ohio, may arrange for transportation. Any district in New Hampshire may purchase vehicles for the purpose. Where the law is mandatory, it is often too indefinite. For instance, every...
Página 429 - Nature has indeed granted, even to the creature devoid of reason, more than the mere necessities of existence, and into the darkness of animal life has allowed a gleam of freedom to penetrate here and there. When hunger no longer torments the lion, and no beast of prey appears for him to fight, then his unemployed powers find another outlet. He fills the wilderness with his wild roars, and his exuberant strength spends itself in aimless activity.
Página 342 - Social gatherings and public meetings became common, the schoolbouse became a social center. Doing things became fashionable. For the third year the board unanimously took over the teacher and assumed the salary, which includes the very small expenses. Before the end of the first year applications had been received from other counties. Three additional teachers, of qualifications about similar to the first, were added. One of these was placed in Putnam County, one in Oconee, one in Douglas, and the...
Página 147 - When he was a child, he spake as a child, he understood as a .child, he thought as a child," before he had " become a man and had put away childish things.

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