The Arkansas Teacher Volume 9

The Arkansas Teacher Volume 9

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...House of Knowledge. There you will make a large clearing, so that the Sunlight of Wisdom will shine through and drive out the dragons of Ignorance and Superstition that haunt the dark places of the world. When you will have tarried there come again, and others will want to return with you. But that you may not lose touch with your new friends in this pleasant place go often to the Hill of Vision that I first took you to and lo, there through the Valley of Extension Courses will you see ever before you your golden Goal of Graduation." Then Young Teacher smiled and started joyously on her journey. And I awoke from my dream and went on my way, resolving many things in my heart. SPELLING..l. R. GRANT, State Agent Rural Schools. 'Spelling is a habit. Get the habit. Drill, drill, drill, ---provided the pupils need to spell the word. Fifteen hundred words are as many as most pupils need to spell. Three words per day during the elementary school equal how many? Not how many words can one spell, but how many can he spell, define and use? Two new words daily for primary pupils and five for grammar grade pupils are enough, yet some teachers assign as many as thirty words to a lesson. The following type lesson in spelling is taken from Kendall and Mirick's Teaching the Fundamental Subjects. It indicates the better method: Time Limit---Twenty Minutes. 1. Write one of the words on the blackboard and teach it in accordance with the following plan. Then write the next word, 'teaching it in the same way, and so on, with the rest of the words: (a) While writing the word, pronounce it-distinctly. (b) Develop the meaning orally, either by calling for a sentence using the word or by giving its definition. (c) Indicate the more

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  • Paperback | 90 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 177g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236744462
  • 9781236744463