Report of the Commissioner of Education Made to the Secretary of the Interior for the Year ... with Accompanying Papers, Volume 1

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1896 - Education

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Contents

Correlation by synthesis of studies
520
Methods and organization
529
Tho organization of city school systems 5 13
543
VERBATIM REPORTS OF RECITATIONS IN ARITHMETIC AND LANGUAGE IN
557
Reports of recitations in language
595
CHAPTER XV
617
Introduction The American common school
639
The beginnings of the American common school in New England
648
In Virginia and the provinces of the South
674
Popular education in the Central American colonies before the Revolution
694
The epoch of the Revolution and establishment of the National Government 17751800
708
CHAPTER XVII
739
ROBERT CHARLES WINTHROP AND THE PEABODY EDCCATION FUND FOR THE SOUTH 730
773
Presidents of colleges for males and of coeducational colleges of liberal arts
781
PART II
791
FORESTRY EDUCATION by C Wellman Parks C E
809
GEOLOGY IN THE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES OF THE UNITED STATES by T C Hopkins
819
Geography geology and mineralogy 1536
821
Statistics of colleges in which geology is taught length of time equipment etc
852
Summary of statistics of colleges in which geology is taught
870
Its rise and progress Page
877
The organization of manual training schools
909
The Mechanic Arts High School of Boston
917
Manual Training High School of Louisville Ky 626
926
Cost per pupil per year
934
Occupations of graduates of the Baltimore Manual Training School
949
PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION
973
Schools of theology 2060
978
Medical schools
980
Kurse training
988
Law schools
994
CHAPTER VIII
1019
Statisties of schools for the education of the colored race
1027
Bibliography of negro education
1038
Massachusetts 1077
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Page 699 - Here lies our Sovereign Lord the King, Whose word no man relies on ; Who never said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one.
Page 734 - ... to countenance and inculcate the principles of humanity and general benevolence, public and private charity, industry and frugality, honesty and punctuality in their dealings ; sincerity, good humor, and all social affections, and generous sentiments, among the people.
Page 509 - ... requirement of the civilization into which the child is born, as determining not only what he shall study in school, but what habits and customs he shall be taught in the family before the school age arrives; as well as that he shall acquire a skilled acquaintance with some one of a definite series of trades, professions, or vocations in the years that follow school; and, furthermore, that this question of the relation of the pupil to his civilization determines what political duties he shall...
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Page 520 - ... trouble later to root out this vicious habit and replace it by ' purely mental processes. Teachers should be careful, especially with precocious children, not to continue too long in the use of a process that is becoming mechanical ; for it is already growing into a second nature, and becoming a part of the unconscious apperceptive process by which the mind reacts against the environment, recognizes its presence, and explains it to itself.
Page 522 - But the study of cities, their location, the purposes they serve as collecting, manufacturing, and distributing centers, leads most directly to the immediate purpose of geography in the elementary school. From this beginning, and holding to it as a permanent interest, the inquiry into causes and conditions proceeds concentrically to the sources of the raw materials, the methods of their production, and the climatic, geologic, and other reasons that explain their location and their growth.
Page 734 - Wisdom and knowledge, as well as virtue, diffused generally among the body of the people, being necessary for the preservation of their rights and liberties; and as these depend on spreading the opportunities and advantages of education in the various parts of the country, and among the different orders of the people, it shall be the duty of legislatures and magistrates, in all future periods of this commonwealth, to cherish the interests of literature and the sciences, and all seminaries of them...
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Page 530 - It is understood by your Committee that the lessons in physiology and hygiene (with special reference to the effects of stimulants and narcotics) required by State laws should be included in this oral course in natural science. Manual training...

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