The R.I. Schoolmaster Volume 6, Nos. 2-12

The R.I. Schoolmaster Volume 6, Nos. 2-12

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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. 1860 edition. Excerpt: ... necessity of teach He would lie and could steal, and, if ing, for really, no such necessity exists. He goes provoked, could manage a bad oath awfully; at his work cheerfully, heartily, to do the very and yet, withal, he was bright, and had a keen best he can, under the circumstances. He ex sense of honor, and would rejoice to do a good pects difiiculties and it is his business to over turn to any one whom he liked. He had been come them. He expects dulness and it is his cuffed and kicked and turned out of school and pride to brighten it; and so he expects obsti nacy and waywardncss, but it is his grateful joy to induce a cheerful obedience. Those who do not like teaching, and who cannot engage in it with a hearty good will--will allow a single suggestion: --D0 N"r raacn. Do something else. There are other avenues of industry, honorable and productive, for any who are willing to work: and those who are not willing to work honestly and heartily, should starve; certainly they should not teach. Grasp the plow, the pick-axe, the spade; the broom, the needle, the fiat-iron; do something, anything, rather than complain of the evils which you do little or nothing to remove. But above all things, do not, by your sickly temperament, or an incorrigible ill-nature, poison the moral and social atmosphere of those around you. If you have made up your mind to teach, give the screw of resolution another turn and be determined to teach well: but before you can teach well, there are two requisites, something like eye and point to a needle, not easily to be dispensed with; two wells without which the school-room is a prison or a desert: --VaLL-mronmsn implies a comn and of the subject you propose to teach. Be at home with the subject and you will have...show more

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  • Paperback | 212 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 386g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236849450
  • 9781236849458