In the School-Room: Chapters in the Philosophy of Education
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In the School-Room: Chapters in the Philosophy of Education

By John S. (John Seely) Hart
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  • IN THE SCHOOL-ROOM.
  • CHAPTERS IN THE PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION.
  • JOHN S. HART, LL. D.,
    • PRINCIPAL OF THE NEW JERSEY STATE NORMAL SCHOOL
  • 1868.
    • PHILADELPHIA: ELDREDGE & BROTHER, 17 and 19 South Sixth Street.
      • Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1868, by ELDREDGE & BROTHER, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
      • J. FAGAN & SON STEREOTYPE FOUNDERS, PHILADELPHIA.
      • PRINTED BY SHERMAN & CO.
    • TO THE Teachers of the United States, AND ESPECIALLY TO THE ALUMNI OF THE PHILADELPHIA HIGH SCHOOL, AND OF THE New Jersey State Normal School THE FOLLOWING CHAPTERS ARE MOST RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED BY THE AUTHOR.
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • IN THE SCHOOL-ROOM.
  • I. WHAT IS TEACHING?
  • II. THE ART OF QUESTIONING.
  • III. THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN TEACHING AND TRAINING.
  • IV. MODES OF HEARING RECITATIONS.
  • V. ON OBSERVING A PROPER ORDER IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE MENTAL FACULTIES.
  • VI. TEACHING CHILDREN WHAT THEY DO NOT UNDERSTAND.
  • VII. CULTIVATING THE MEMORY IN YOUTH.
  • VIII. KNOWLEDGE BEFORE MEMORY.
  • IX. THE POWER OF WORDS.
  • X. THE STUDY OF LANGUAGE.
  • XI. CULTIVATING THE VOICE.
  • XII. EYES.
  • XIII. ERRORS OF THE CAVE.
  • XIV. MEN OF ONE IDEA.
  • XV. A TALENT FOR TEACHING.
  • XVI. TEACHING POWER.
  • XVII. GROWING.
  • XVIII. LOVING THE CHILDREN.
  • XIX. GAINING THE AFFECTIONS OF THE SCHOLARS.
  • XX. THE OBEDIENCE OF CHILDREN.
  • XXI. RAREY AS AN EDUCATOR.
  • XXII. A BOARDING-SCHOOL EXPERIENCE.
  • XXIII. PHRENOLOGY.
  • XXIV. NORMAL SCHOOLS.
  • XXV. PRACTICE-TEACHING.
    • NOTES ON PRACTICE-TEACHING.
  • XXVI. ATTENTION AS A MENTAL FACULTY, AND AS A MEANS OF MENTAL CULTURE.
  • XXVII. GAINING THE ATTENTION.
  • XXVIII. COUNSELS.
    • 1. To a Young Teacher.
    • 2. To a New Pupil.
    • 3. To a Young Lady on Leaving a Boarding-School.
    • 4. To a Pupil on Entering a Normal School.
  • XXIX. AN ARGUMENT FOR COMMON SCHOOLS.
  • XXX. WHAT IS EDUCATION?
  • MODEL TEXT BOOKS FOR SCHOOLS, ACADEMIES AND COLLEGES.
    • A NEW EDITION OF THE CLASSICS.
      • CHASE & STUART'S CLASSICAL SERIES.
      • EDITED BY
      • THOMAS CHASE, A.M., PROFESSOR OF CLASSICAL LITERATURE, Haverford College, Penna.
      • GEORGE STUART, A.M., PROFESSOR OF THE LATIN LANGUAGE, Central High School, Philada.
      • REFERENCES TO HARKNESS'S LATIN GRAMMAR, AND ANDREWS & STODDARD'S LATIN GRAMMAR.
      • HARKNESS'S LATIN GRAMMAR AND ANDREWS & STODDARD'S LATIN GRAMMAR,
      • CÆSAR'S COMMENTARIES, VIRGIL'S ÆNEID, CICERO'S ORATIONS, HORACE, SALLUST AND LIVY,
      • CÆSAR'S COMMENTARIES
      • VIRGIL'S ÆNEID.
      • CICERO AND HORACE will be issued about Dec. 1868.
      • SALLUST AND LIVY, during the following year.
    • A MANUAL OF ELOCUTION.
      • SUBJECTS TREATED OF.
    • THE MODEL DEFINER,
    • THE MODEL ETYMOLOGY.
    • THE YOUNG STUDENT'S COMPANION;
    • MARTINDALE'S HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES.
    • PARKER'S GRAMMAR OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE.
    • TO TEACHERS.
      • THE MODEL ROLL-BOOK, NO. 1.
      • THE MODEL ROLL-BOOK, NO. 2.
      • THE MODEL POCKET REGISTER AND GRADE-BOOK.
      • THE MODEL SCHOOL-DIARY.
      • REWARDS OF MERIT.
      • ELDREDGE & BROTHER, 17 & 19 South Sixth Street, PHILADELPHIA, PA.
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