The University of Texas Record Volume 3

The University of Texas Record Volume 3

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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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...but hopeful School of Spanish in her University. To obtain the results desired, there must be offered a course of teaching embodying three main purposes: fulfillment of the practical needs of students, while not neglecting true University teaching; pursuance of higher courses in language and literature for those who shall teach, and the training of competent translators. I thank you for your attention and bespeak your kindest interest and sympathy in this movement. In the carrying out of all these purposes, the best results will be reached when one spirit animates all our educational institutions. THE LATIN COUKSE IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS. Read by Dr. D. A. Penick, Instructor in Latin and Greek, in the University of Texas, before the High School Section of the Texas State Teachers' Association, at Sherman, June 27, 1901. It is assumed in the preparation of this paper that Latin has a place in the public school curriculum; that there is no question about its holding that place; that the only point at issue is, how to make the most of the Latin course, how to make the course valuable in itself and a sufficient preparation for entrance into the University. In the first place, how is a Latin course in the secondary school valuable in itself? A complete answer to this question would involve a discussion of the point whether the presence of Latin in the secondary school is both justifiable and justified, which is undesirable at this point, nor is there time for it, so I content myself with a brief summary of the arguments presented in two excellent books which 1 heartily commend to all teachers, especially to those engaged in classical instruction: Some Observations of a Foster Parent, by John Charles Tarver; and The Teaching of Latin and Greek, by...show more

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  • Paperback | 202 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 372g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123650433X
  • 9781236504333