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THE

AMERICAN

Journal of Education.

EDITED BY

HENRY BARNARD, LL.D.

VOLUME V.

HARTFORD, F. C. BROWNELL

LONDON: TRÜBNER & co., 12 PATERNOSTER ROW.

1858.

ENTERED, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1858, by

HENRY BARNARD,

In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of Connecticut.

THE

American Journal of Education.

No. XIII-JUNE, 1858.

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CONTENTS.

PAGE

1. JOHN KINGSBURY AND THE YOUNG LADIES' High SCHOOL IN PROVIDENCE, R. I. 9

Portrait.....

9

Memoir of John Kingsbury..

View of Young Ladies' High School building..

14

Exercises at the Reunion of the Young Ladies' High School on the 3d of Feb., 1858, 15

Address by Rev. Dr. Wayland...

15

" Mr. Kingsbury......

17

* Rev. Dr. Sears.....

32

The Examination of 1834. By Mra. Eames...

24

Lines to My Teacher. By Isabel Ballou

28

Address to the present members of the School. By Mrs. R. T. Willing.

20

Life's Lesson. By Mrs. Caroline Crane Marsh....

29

Ode. By William M. Rodman ........

34

A. VENTILATION OF OUR DWELLING8..

35

Nust. Fig. 1. General form of defective ventilation, in room lighted by gas, and

supplied with cold air by leakage at windows and door......

2. Cheap and easy remedy for defective ventilation under ordinary

circumstances...

8, 9, 10, 11, 12. Forms of ventilating flue, with motive power from

gas-burners, &c........

40, 41, 42.—Mode of fitting up a sick chamber for artificially improved

atmosphere......

79.–Ventilation of crowded parlors and individual apartments in a

large hotel.......

III. MEMOIR OF WILLIAM C. WOODBRIDGE. By William A. Alcott.

53

IV. EDUCATION IN THE NETHERLANDS AND SOUTHERN GERMANY. By Karl von Rau-

mer

65

School at Schlettstadt..

65

Louis Dringenberg. Wimpheling. Crato. Sapidus. Platter....

66

Reuchlin, and Review of the progress of education prior to Reformation..

66

Minutes of the Synod of Dort, on Christian Education..

76

V. GERMAN SCHOOL LIFE IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY..

79

Autobiography of Thomas Platter, ....

79

Bacchantes, or Strolling Teachers...

91

ABC-shooters...

92

VI. MEMOIR Or John S. HART...

91

Portrait.....

91

VIL VALENTINE FRIEDLAND TROTZENDORF. By Karl von Raumer.......

107

VIIL HISTORY Or Common SCHOOLS IN CONNECTICUT. By Henry Barnard........... 114

Period IV. From 1801 to 1838...

115

Revision of 1799.

116

Notice of James Hillhouse..

120

Proposition for an Academy for Schoolmasters in 1816, by Prof. Olmstead. 124

Provision of Constitution in 1818..

124

Gov. Wolcott's Message in 1822.

125

Report of Hawley Olmstend in 1826.

129

Letter of Hon. Roger M. Sherman....

132

Report of Rev. B. 0. Peers, of Kentucky...

136

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Convention of Teachers in 1830. Rev. Dr. Humphrey's Address.

138

Condition of Common Schools in 1831...

140

Address to Parents by Rev. 8. J. May, in 1832.

147

Report by Rev. Dr. Fisk, in 1835.

148

Provisions for school returns in 1837..

151

State supervision provided for in 1838..

153

IX. KARL CHRISTIAN WILHELM Von TURK. By Karl von Raumer.

155

X. MEMOIR OF HERMANN KRUSI.................

161

XI. GENERAL Views or EDUCATION AND Plan of an INSTITUTION FOR Boys. By

Hermann Krüsi...

187

1. Domestic Life..

167

2. Intellectual Education. Number. Form. , Language.

189

3. Religion.

195

Prospectus of an Institution for Boys......

XII. SCHOOL ARCHITECTURE..

198

Plans and Description of Western Female High School in Baltimore...

198

Illustrations. Fig. 1.-Perspective...

198

2.-Basement, &c...

199

3.-First floor, class-room, &c...

200

4.-Second floor, study hall, lecture-room.

200

Plans and Descriptions of Floating Public School, Baltimore....

201

Illustrations, Fig. I. Ship Ontario...

202

2. School-room...

203

XIII. JOHN GEORGE TOBLER......

205

XIV. THE SCHOOLS AND TEACHINGS OF THE JESUITS

211

1. Preparatory or Lower Studies..

216

2. Higher Branches...

222

3. Discipline......

224

XV. WOLFGANG RATICH. By Karl von Raumer.

229

Memoir........

Methods of Teaching-1. Language....

234

2. General Principles.

244

Works of, and relating to Ratich......

261

XVI. JOHN Amos COMENIUS. By Karl von Raumer..

257

Memoir

257

1. Didactica Magna...

2. Janna Reserata....

267

3. Realism........

270

4. Vestibulum, Janua, and Atrium

272

5. Classics...

2777

6. Orbis Pictus..

279

7. Plan of Study.

281

a. The Mother's School.

281

b. School of native language.

283

c. Latin School.........

284

d. University.....

284

8. Latin and Mother Tongue...

9. Religious Aims and Character....

291

List of Publications by Comenius.:

217

XVII. EDUCATIONAL MISCELLANY AND INTELLIGENCE.

299

Major Barnard on the Gyroscope....

299

Art Education. Letter from M. A. Dwight..

305

Normal School for Art Instruction at Hartford.

XVIII. OBITUARY....

311

Moser B. Ives ..

311

Russell Hubbard..

316

XIX. BOOKS AND PAMPHLETS NOTICED..

318

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