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Page 305 - That the purpose and object of the said corporation shall be to elevate the character and advance the interests of the profession of teaching, and to promote the cause of education in the United States.
Page 231 - As fuel is brought to the fire So I purpose to bring My strength My ambition My heart's desire My joy And my sorrow •To the fire Of humankind For I will tend As my fathers have tended And my father's fathers Since time began The fire that is called The love of man for man The love of man for God To gain the third rank of Torch-Bearer, the girl must be a leader.
Page 162 - The advocates of the theory that the young child is a "little animal" and should be left free to carry out his animal impulses in some convenient back yard, forget the scarcity of back yards in a congested city district. They also ignore the world-wide proof of the assertion that those who guide the first seven years of a child's life may make of him what they will. They fail to see that a civilization which desires to "let the ape and tiger die" must view the child as father to the man.
Page 161 - The kindergarten is of value to the school system in minimizing the number of retarded children. About one-half of all retarded children are retarded in the first two years of school life. The retarded pupils cost the taxpayers upward of $25,000,000 a year. They cause four-fifths of the nervous strain on the teachers. They rob the rest of the pupils of much of the teachers' attention that belongs to them.
Page 344 - ... managerial nature, now found in connection with vocational agricultural school training; and that the project method of bringing agricultural science immediately to bear on actual farm practice, in going commercial agricultural enterprises conducted by the boys themselves, is a promising solution of our most pressing problem in this field of vocational training.
Page 278 - The majority of the people are in favor of a republic. From the preference of the people's hearts the will of Heaven is discernible. How could we oppose the desires of millions for the glory of one family? " Therefore, we, the Dowager Empress and the Emperor, hereby vest the sovereignty of the Chinese Empire in the people.
Page 216 - So far as results from so small a number of families may be depended upon, they indicate the effect of community standards upon teachers' as compared with working-men's budgets, for rent and clothing. In the case of the latter item, the smaller average size of teachers' families reduces the economic burden somewhat — a doubtful gain from the social point of view.
Page 182 - A unit represents a year's study in any subject in a secondary school, constituting approximately a quarter of a full year's work.
Page 342 - We stand with the employer in a demand upon the individual for efficiency; let it be social as well as individual. The employer will ask more and more of the school; the school will ask more and more of the employer. School life and working life must co-operate to make of the student an efficient producer, to make of the efficient producer a responsible consumer and a serviceable citizen.