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I should very probably do this by addressing a note to you, as I suppose this should be less unpleasant the locust fork journal to you than a conversation. The wire _c c_ and a similar one at the top of the plate, were passed through a perforation in the pasteboard, and then passed into the board. Sometimes a man publishes a text-book, and when it fails on trial, he says, "It is because they did not know how to use it. All the children thus addressed will be pleased with the gentleness and affability of the teacher. [Footnote C: This apparatus has been previously described. 16. Each one of these sections is assigned to the care of a Superintendent. The Principal was the the locust fork journal Executive, with power to _pardon_, but not to _sentence_, or even _accuse_. He looked over the field and said to himself, what are the objects I wish to accomplish in this writing exercise, and how can I best accomplish them? I wish to obtain the greatest possible amount of industrious and careful practice in writing. I must excuse it, I suppose, if you do, as it will be the first time.

Now you recollect that to add eight, you must count all the fingers of one hand, and all but two again. Children very easily the locust fork journal detect hypocrisy. On the other hand, if you feel about it pretty much as you have done, I should like to have you tell me that too, honestly and frankly, that we may have a distinct understanding, and that I may be considering the locust fork journal what to do next. Principle which ought to govern. All will however be intended to answer some useful purpose, either to exhibit good or bad management and its consequences, or to bring to view some trait of human nature, as it exhibits itself in children, which it may be desirable for the teacher the locust fork journal to know. HATS AND BONNETS. But, for one of you to make such a resolution, would do no sort of good. possessed a fine and well cultivated mind, great penetration, and a tact at discriminating character, rarely equalled.

" * * * * * Two teachers may therefore manage their schools in totally different ways: so that one of them, may necessarily find the business a dull, mechanical routine, except as it is occasionally varied by perplexity and irritation; and the other, a prosperous and happy employment. _Miss X. But he has not, on this account, a right to step in between the parent and the child, to guide the latter according to his own opinions, and to violate the wishes and thwart the plans of the former. If you have not other engagements, and if your parents the locust fork journal approve of it, I should be happy to have you attend. These are the essential sources of difficulty with which the teacher has to contend; but, as I shall endeavor to show in succeeding chapters, though they cannot be entirely removed, they can be so far mitigated by the appropriate means, as to render the employment a happy one. Now, in such a case as this, for it is, the locust fork journal except in the principles which it is intended to illustrate, imaginary, a very strong interest would be awakened in the class, in the work assigned them. Interest in all the pupils. This is fundamental. That would be very absurd. the locust fork journal By the plan I have recommended, of not attempting to remodel the school wholly at once, the teacher obtains time for noticing the pupils, and learning something about their individual characters.

Imagine, then, that a teacher requested all the pupils of his school, who could write, to take out their slates, at the hour for a general exercise. " "Yes sir;" "Yes sir;" say the boys. It is hard enough for any one to witness their bad conduct, with a spirit unruffled and undisturbed, but for their teacher, it is perhaps impossible. There may be variety in methods and plan; but through all this variety, the school, and every individual pupil of it, must go steadily forward in the acquisition of that knowledge which is of greatest importance in the business of future life. I have asked you to walk with me, because I supposed it would be pleasanter for you to have me see you privately, than to bring it up in school. After sometime, he finds that one class has lost its interest in this study.

Let us see then what the real difficulties of teaching are. Opening exercises. Another practice not uncommon in the class, was that of _prompting_ each other, either by whispers or writing. [Illustration] Of course the construction may be varied very much, and it may be more or less expensive, according to the wishes of the teacher. the locust fork journal ' And soon the 'Magical Thimble,' the 'Magical Eye-glass,' &c. There is one more circumstance, I will add, which may contribute to the interest of this account. " "I believe your position is the military one, now, pretty nearly; and military men study the postures of the human body, for the sake of finding the one most easy; for they wish to preserve as much as possible of the soldiers' strength, for the time of battle. the locust fork journal The reason is, the _subject_ is simple; the facts are such as a very little child would be interested in; and the connexion of each new word, in almost every instance, explains its meaning.

You must act on your own responsibility. "waive" was printed as "wave" evil consequences will result "consequences" was printed as "conquences" between the boys of a town school and an academy "academy" was printed as "acadamy" sits at the curtained desk "sits" was printed as "sists" Proposed, that a music committee be appointed "that" was printed as "That" misspelled word "misspelled" was printed as "mispelled" in periodicals the locust fork journal devoted to education "devoted" was printed as "dovoted" are cases of discipline "discipline" was printed as "dicipline". The teacher's the locust fork journal own mental habits. It is simply in the _directness_ and _certainty_, with which the teacher's knowledge may be applied to his purpose, that the business of teaching has the advantage over every other pursuit. Particular measures proposed. She is to take care that all the daily wants of her section are supplied,--that all have pens and paper, the locust fork journal and desks of suitable height. Many cases have occurred where individuals have strongly desired some private communication with me, but have hesitated long, and shrunk reluctantly from the first step. " As he said this, many hands were successively raised, and at last, directions were given for them to begin to write. Another professor had the dexterity to manage in a different way. More summary processes are necessary, I am aware, when the school is very large, and the time of the teacher is incessantly engaged. I will suppose it to be one of those afternoons, when all has gone smoothly and pleasantly, in school.

"Do you suppose it would be safe to leave the decision of important questions to the scholars in this school?" "Yes sir;" "No sir. "Very well indeed," they replied, "only," said one of them, smiling, "he talked to us as if we were all little children. You will soon become acquainted with the exercises and arrangements of the particular Section to which you will be assigned, and by taking an active interest in them, and endeavoring to co-operate with the Superintendent in all her measures, and to comply with her wishes, you will very materially add to her happiness, and do your part towards elevating the character of the circle to which you will belong. Hats and Bonnets. Now in such a case as this, a young teacher philosophizing upon his success and the causes of it, will almost invariably make this mistake; viz.

"At first it tried to climb up the side of the tumbler, but its feet slipped, from the smooth glass. Eighty-five cents. A few decided cases of this kind, will effectually remove the evil I am considering. Their names and duties.

Every boy has something or other which is good in his disposition and character, which he is aware of, and on which he prides himself; find out what it is, for it may often be made the foundation, on which you may build the superstructure of reform. He has a right to do so. If you have done your duty that is enough. It is so obvious and unquestionable, as to be entirely beyond the necessity of proof, for it is plain that nothing but such a bond of union, can keep the peace, among the millions of distinct intelligences with which the creation is filled. The parent remonstrates. (2. Regular arrangement of them. 6. G. She placed a ring the locust fork journal on my finger, and left me.

3. Then the spirit of enterprise and experiment must be awakened and encouraged. A bell is always rung _five minutes before the time_ for closing the recitation, to give the teachers notice that their time is nearly expired, and then again _at the time_, to give notice to new classes to take their places. " "Oh!" I replied, "they will like to have a good trial. 5. _Never_, do I say? Perhaps there may be some exceptions. If you should at any time be so unhappy as to violate your obligations to yourself, to your companions, or to me,--should you misimprove your time, or exhibit an unkind or a selfish spirit, the locust fork journal or be disrespectful or insubordinate to your teachers,--I should go frankly and the locust fork journal openly, but kindly to you, and endeavor to convince you of your fault.

Before, however, you interrupt the regular plans of your school to make such a change, consider carefully what is the real and appropriate object of your institution. Too tall, or too short. I have not yet spoken of it. For this purpose they either see that their pupils are going on successfully in classes in school, in these branches, or they may attend to them the locust fork journal in the Section, provided the locust fork journal that they never allow such instruction to interfere with their more appropriate and important duties. You will see that his name is not at the beginning of it, as it is in his other epistles: so it was put last. It should often be distinctly explained to them, that a republican government is one, where the power essentially resides in the community, and is exercised by a ruler, only so far as the community delegates it to him; whereas in the school, the government is based on the principle, that the power, primarily and essentially, resides in the teacher, the scholars exercising only such as he may delegate to them.

When he the locust fork journal first enters upon the duties of his office, the locust fork journal he is diffident and timid, and walks cautiously in the steps which precedent has marked out for him. _Never_, do I say? Perhaps there may be some exceptions. The teacher shakes his head; saying "I will hear you presently. The practice of thus reducing to writing what has been learned, will be attended with many advantages, so obvious that they need not be described. But then, like most other persons who become possessed of a good idea, I could not be satisfied without carrying it to an extreme. It is like a navigator's becoming the locust fork journal acquainted beforehand with the nature and the dangers of the sea over which he is about to sail. The way to elevate the character of the employment. It is for the purpose of teaching the children of that district, _reading_, _writing_, and _calculation_, and for such other purposes, analogous to this, as the law, providing for the establishment of district schools, contemplated.