Annual Report, Volumes 4-24

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Page 19 - It shall be the duty of the president, professors, and tutors of the University at Cambridge, and of the several colleges, and of all preceptors and teachers of academies, and all other instructors of youth, to exert their best endeavors to impress on the minds of children and youth committed to their care and instruction the principles of piety, justice, and a sacred regard to truth, love to their country, humanity and universal benevolence, sobriety, industry and frugality, chastity, moderation...
Page 28 - Teachers should explain each new lesson assigned, if necessary, by familiar remarks and illustrations, that every pupil may know, before he is sent to his seat, what he is expected to do at the next recitation, and how it is to be done.
Page 8 - Saviour to do to others as we would that others should do to us should induce Friends who held slaves " to set them at liberty, making a Christian provision for them...
Page 28 - Teachers should endeavor to arouse and fix the attention of the whole class, and to occupy and bring into action as many of the faculties of their pupils as possible. They should never proceed with the recitation without the attention of the whole class, nor go round...
Page 29 - ... should never proceed with the recitation without the attention of the whole class, nor go round the class with recitation, always in the same order, or in regular rotation. 6. Teachers should at all times exhibit proper animation themselves, manifesting a lively interest in the subject taught, avoid all heavy plodding movements, all formal routine in teaching, lest the pupil be dull and drowsy, and imbibe the notion that he studies only to recite.
Page 84 - Surely it will not be denied that a workman should understand two things in regard to the subject-matter of his work ; — -first, its natural properties, qualities and powers; and secondly, the means of modifying and regulating them, with a view to improvement.
Page 103 - School—shall be established as hereinafter provided, to be under the direction of a Board of Trustees, which shall be composed of six members to be elected by the Board of Trustees and Visitors of Common Schools from their number,* the two permanent members of the Woodward Board, the three members of said board, elected by the City Council, and two members of the Hughes Board, elected from their number, making thirteen in all, which board shall have the usual power of trustees for the management...
Page 102 - ... under an arrangement with the Trustees and Visitors of Common Schools, and under a general plan which will secure High School instruction to all the youth of the city of both sexes. Now, therefore, to accomplish the purposes aforesaid, the parties aforesaid, that is to say, the Trustees and Visitors of the Common Schools, of the first part, the Trustees of the Woodward College and High School, of the second part, and the Trustees of the Hughes Fund, of the third...
Page 28 - States, shall be preserved by said clerks, and remain in their offices respectively; and so much of the act to which this is an amendment as requires that they shall be transmitted by said clerks to the Department of State, is hereby repealed.
Page 35 - ... school premises, shall be liable to suspension, expulsion, or other punishment, according to the nature of the offense. The teacher may suspend a pupil temporarily for such offense, and shall notify the Trustees of said action.

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