Kindergarten Principle; Its Educational Value & Chief Applications

Kindergarten Principle; Its Educational Value & Chief Applications

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ...Lesson. Material as before. i si Part.--Recapitulation. Ex.6. Idea of centre or middle point. A five-sided figure. 2nd Part.--Objects 6 and 7: Cigarcase, double boat. Teacher. How many halves are there in one whole pifJce of paper? In one whole orange f SSfC. Give me another name for the half of a half? How many "fourths" are inside one whole piece of paper? How many within one half piece of paper? Look at my large square here. I wish some one to make a point anywhere inside the square with a pencil. (A child does this.) Teacher. Is the point nearer the left or the right edge? Nearer the top or nearer the bottom edge? (Measurements taken.) Teacher. I shall ask another child to draw a picture of my paper square on the blackboard. Now make a point with chalk inside the square that shall be The square must not he marked hy any folds. the very middle. (The lines on the blackboard aid the eye.) Teacher. Another child shall come and do the same on my square of paper. (This is not found to be so easy. One child suggests that a "cross" folded within the square would help them to find the middle. This is done first on the teacher's square, then the children find and mark the "middle point" on their squares.) Is the "middle point" nearer the top or the bottom edge? Nearer the right or the left edge? (Measurements taken.) Then how do we know the " middle point" from all the other points we made? (Answer. It is equally far away from all the edges.) Take a fresh square, but do not fold it. Try with your pencils to find the right place, and make a " middle point." Now fold your papers to make the "cross." Have you made the "middle point" in the right place? Having made the...
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  • Paperback | 50 pages
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 1236642872
  • 9781236642875