Bulletin of Kentucky Department of Education Volume 4

Bulletin of Kentucky Department of Education Volume 4

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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. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...should round-out the recitation-by giv. ing such instruction as the class needs. "Selecting the unit of knowledge to be taught, the teach-er's self-preparation to prevent it, the preparation of the class-mind to receive the lesson, the presentation of the lesson, the direction of pupils' studv, the test of their prener"t'o'the application of the lesson, --all these are acts requiring abundant knowledge of subject matter, vast industry, great skill and untirlng patience. It is no little matt-er--the training of a school teacher. We sometimes hear the expression "a. good teacher but a poor disciplinarian." There is no such thing. "Order is heaven's first law." We cannot have a good school without good order and discipline. Let us see to it, then, that our order and discipline are right. The order in a school room is good when each student is engaged 111 real educative work without interfering with his neighbor. Order 15 not quietness, though good schools are usually quiet. No teacher should try to teach in disorder. Order is a habit and habits are formed by repetition. Train your students to walk qllietli, t ''"PeP'k softly, to be gentle. In all t-he rooms, the same regulations as to seating, water, leaving and entering the room, recitations, etc., should prevail to the end that right habits be formed, and when formed, that they-be not changed. Good discipline is righteous self-regulation. Students-should learn to govern themselves. From the first grade through the High School, the teachers should magnify the reign of self-control. Good citizenship is the end of school life. Plenty of room for dives and dens, (Glitter and glare and sin!) Plenty of room for prison pens, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 130 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 245g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236862627
  • 9781236862624