Ideals and Essentials of Education

Chase Press, 1911 - 236 sider
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Side 195 - To live content with small means, to seek elegance rather than luxury, and refinement rather than fashion ; to be worthy, not respectable, and wealthy, not rich; to study hard, think quietly...
Side 235 - The above instrument, consisting of one sheet, was at the date thereof, signed, sealed, published and declared by the said Solamon Sias, as and for his last will and testament, in presence of us who, at his request, and in his presence and in the presence of each other, have subscribed our names as witnesses thereto.
Side 160 - O brothers! if my faith is vain, If hopes like these betray, Pray for me that my feet may gain The sure and safer way. And Thou, O Lord! by whom are seen Thy creatures as they be, Forgive me if too close I lean My human heart on Thee!
Side 140 - ... to study hard, think quietly, talk gently, act frankly: to listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages, with open heart; to bear all cheerfully, do all bravely, await occasions, hurry never. In a word, to let the spiritual, unbidden and unconscious, grow up through the common. This is to be my symphony.
Side 133 - ... It is dawning upon us that their personality must be respected, their judgment recognized, and their aptitudes considered, if they are to grow into what it is possible for them to become. We are gaining courage for our work by seeing more years into the future than the records tell us we have lived. The best instructor of youth is he who has the fine perspective of the historian, the rare astuteness of the annalist, and the calm vision of the poet. The good day cannot be far in the distance when...
Side 93 - To them it will be a charmed draught, a cup of blessing;" and thus they will grow to feel a just sympathy with all worthy effort, a true harmony with all life, a full recognition of all beauty, and a prompt hospitality for all revelation.
Side 107 - It is natural for young people to be ambitious and when we find them limp, lifeless and frivolous we do not wonder that they dislike work and look with contempt upon labor and those who perform it. One's work is, or should be, his university. Boys tumble down, tumble over themselves, tumble against others, while learning how to use their powers. Mistakes may be stepping stones to success. Our civilization and prosperity cost too much if they deprive our young people of the sturdiness that characterized...
Side 115 - Answers. 45. Did she have drill exercises in the pronunciation of words? 46. Did her pupils use good English? .... Are they skilful talkers? 47. Do they know what they should about the soil of this section ? . . . plants ? . . . rocks ? . . . animals? . . . city? . . . county? . . . state ? . . . famous men ? . . . great and current events ? 48. Were inaccuracies in oral and written language corrected ? 49. Were important points frequently reviewed ? 50. In reviews, were the questions so worded as...
Side 114 - clinch " some point during the recitation ? 35. Did she make the recitation accomplish all it was capable of doing for her pupils ? 36. Did she use effectively the facts that are naturally tributary to the lesson ? 37. Did she, to a reasonable extent, go back to the first principles of the work being done ? 38. Were oral reviews a part of the regular exercises of the school ? 39. Did they include only the essential facts and principles studied ? 40. Did she use anniversaries, facts, incidents, and...
Side 133 - Their eyes will be so opened, their hearts will be so much in tune, that "they will lose no opportunity to see anything beautiful, for beauty is God's handwriting, a wayside sacrament. They will welcome it in every fair face, every blue sky, every tinted flower, and thank Him for it who is the fountain of loveliness, and drink it in simply and earnestly. To them it will be a charmed draught, a cup of blessing...

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