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Էջ 220 - Education, for the purpose of collecting such statistics and facts as shall show the condition and progress of education in the several States and Territories, and of diffusing such information respecting the organization and management of schools and school systems and methods of teaching as shall aid the people of the United States in the establishment and maintenance of efficient school systems, and otherwise promote the cause of education throughout the country.
Էջ 220 - That it shall be the duty of the Commissioner of Education to present annually to Congress a report embodying the results of his investigations and labors, together with a statement of such facts and recommendations as will, in his judgment, subserve the purpose for which this department is established.
Էջ 104 - Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him (xxii.
Էջ 333 - If two triangles have two sides and the included angle of the one, equal to two sides and the included angle of the other, each to each, the two triangles will be equal.
Էջ 142 - See that ye despise not one of these little ones, for I say unto you that their Angels do always behold the face of my Father which is in heaven.
Էջ 213 - ... the sacred profession. You are ever to bear in mind that there lies behind that the acquisition of what may be called wisdom ; — namely, sound appreciation and just decision as to all the objects that come round you, and the habit of behaving with justice, candour, clear insight, and loyal adherence to fact.
Էջ 214 - ... not the most eloquent exhortations to the erring and disobedient, though they be in the tongues of men or of angels, can move mightily on your scholars...
Էջ 78 - Wherever Normal Schools have been established, it has been found that the demand for regularly trained teachers has exceeded the supply which the Normal Schools have been able to provide. This is so in the United States and France; it is most painfully and pressingly so in England, Ireland and Scotland.
Էջ 108 - I first learned to read,' said Stone ; ' the masons were then at work upon your house. I approached them one day, and observed that the architect used a rule and compasses, and that he made calculations. I inquired what might be the meaning and use of these things, and I was informed that there was a science called arithmetic. I purchased a book of arithmetic, and I learned" it. I was told there was another science called geometry ; I bought the necessary books, and I learned geometry.
Էջ 88 - ... opportunity of becoming the American pioneer in the professional training of teachers, Normal Schools- have been established by sixteen States — Ohio being outstripped by States that have not a tithe of her wealth or population. Even new-born Maryland has made the Normal School an essential element of her new free-school system. Indeed, States that have been peopled since the General Assembly of Ohio passed the resolution referred to, have now their Normal Schools. Massachusetts is paying more...