The Instructor Volume 19

The Instructor Volume 19

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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. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...when they are not up to grade. so why not be as watchful on the other hand? It isiiot nearly so much the fault of principals. who can form only a superficial estimate at best in a single conversation or test. The teaclicr is the one who should discover if a new pupil is heyond his grade. We do too much wholesale teaching. A teacher should try to remember that each child has a personality of his own, a life to live, and a right to have his individuality recognized and respected. VIieii she does that. she is less likely to be ignorant of the capabilities of the children she teaches. " "I shall be more careful after this in my observation of new pupils." said Miss War'd. "It had never struck me what an injustice it might be to grade a child too low. You always give me something worth while to think about in our liltle talks. Send Katie to me and I'll do all I can for her." laced. and Y THIS title I mean, of course, utilizing the B daily reading lesson in such a way as will bear directly u on progress in speaking and writing English. here is nothing novel in this suggestion. But let us try to get a fuller view of the subject, and see if we cannot do more vital work in language and literature because of our extended horizon. Alertness on the part of the teacher is at a premium here. You and I must be awake to the possibilities of each ty of lesson to reinforce other types, or we shal let our best opportunities pass. The other day I saw a class of sixth grade pupils reading Washington Ii'ving's "Ichabood Crane." A young woman from the Training School was in charge of the lesson, and the dclighted interest she had aroused would have done credit to the most gifted of experienced teachers. more

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  • Paperback | 540 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 28mm | 953g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123678815X
  • 9781236788153