The National Schoolmaster, Volúmenes14-15

John Heywood, 1884

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Página 59 - Who was her father? Who was her mother ? Had she a sister? Had she a brother ? Or was there a dearer one Still, and a nearer one Yet, than all other?
Página 190 - It should be borne in mind that it is of little service to adopt the " gifts " and mechanical occupations of the Kindergarten unless they are so used as to furnish real training in accuracy of hand and eye, in intelligence, and in obedience.
Página 238 - All scholars present whose names have, at the end of the school year, been on the registers for the last 22 weeks that the school has been open must, as a rule, be presented to the Inspector for examination.
Página 34 - Thus saith the LORD of hosts: There shall yet old men and old women dwell in the streets of Jerusalem, and every man with his staff in his hand for very age. And the streets of the city shall be full of boys and girls playing in the streets thereof.
Página 213 - Little change has been made in Schedule I. in regard to the requirements under the head of Arithmetic. You will probably continue the usual practice of setting, in all standards above the first, four sums, of which not more than one should be a problem, and of permitting a scholar to pass who has two correct answers. Right method and arrangement, and good figures may excuse slight error in one of the answers. 29. In Standard...
Página 235 - ... passes" attained is the same, often differ materially in the quality of those passes, and in general efficiency as places of education. It is in order that these differences may be duly recognised in calculating the grant that my Lords have caused the award of a substantial part of that sum to be dependent on the estimate you form of the merit of the school as a whole. Article...
Página 216 - ... and may properly include whatever subjects can be effectively taught within that limit. It may be hoped that, year by year, a larger proportion of the children will remain in the elementary schools until the age of 14 ; and a scholar who has attended regularly and possesses fair ability may reasonably be expected to acquire in that time, not only a good knowledge of reading, writing, and arithmetic, of English, and of geography, but also enough of the rudiments of two higher subjects to furnish...
Página 192 - In Standard IV., and those above it, writing should be running, free, and symmetrical, as well as legible and clear. If poetry is selected for dictation, the scholars should be made clearly to understand, before beginning to write, where each line commences and ends. A pass should not be withheld if the writing is fair, and the errors in spelling do not exceed three. 10. In Standard V. the passage selected for writing from memory should be an anecdote occupying from ten to fifteen lines of ordinary...
Página 96 - NOTES. 1. Garments must be shown in each standard, but not necessarily those specified in this Schedule, which are mentioned merely as examples. They must be presented in the same condition as when completed by the scholars. 2. At least half as many garments must be shown as there are girls examined in Standards I., II., and III.
Página 154 - We conclude, then, that for discipline, as well as for guidance, science is of chiefest value. In all its effects, learning the meanings of things, is better than learning the meanings of words. Whether for intellectual, moral, or religious training, the study of surrounding phenomena is immensely superior to the study of grammars and lexicons.

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