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The Infant System

For Developing the Intellectual and Moral Powers of all Children, from One to Seven years of Age

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Published: 1852
Language: English
Wordcount: 124,646 / 357 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 28.6
LoC Category: HQ
Downloads: 1,467
Added to site: 2004.06.30
mnybks.net#: 8086
Origin: gutenberg.org
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CHAPTER VII.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR TEACHERS.

Teachers should practice what they teach--Necessity of patience--Mere automatons will not do for infant teachers--Disadvantage of using excessive restraint--A master and mistress more efficient than two mistresses--Objections to the sole government of females--Too frequent use of the divine names should be avoided--General observations

CHAPTER VIII.

HINTS FOR CONDUCTING AN INFANT SCHOOL.

Classification--Getting the children into order--Language--Lessons on objects--Rules to be observed by parents--Daily routine of instruction--Opening prayer and hymn--Object or developing lessons--Synopsis of a week's instruction--Cleanliness--Never frighten children--Guard against forgetfulness--Observe punctuality--Be strictly accurate in your expressions--Guard against the entrance of disease--Maxims for teachers--Resolutions

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