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Primary object lessons, for training the senses and developing the faculties of children. A manual of elementary instruction for parents and teachers
At head of title: Calkin's new object lessons
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Bound in boards with cloth spine Holograph in pencil on front and back endsheets: Jessie Lincoln, 1326 Mass. Ave., Washington, D.C Holograph in pencil on front endsheet: Jack Lincoln, 1330 Wabash Ave., Chicago, Ill Holograph in pencil on back endsheet: Jack Lincoln, 1326 Mass. Ave., Washington, D.C Gift of James T. Hickey, Elkhart, Ill  p. of the publisher's advertisements on back cover 18
Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER II THE AIM OF EDUCATION References. Rosenkranz, Philosophy of Education; Prince, Courses and Methods; McMurry, General Method; Spencer, Education; Payne, Contributions to the Science of Education; Parker, Talks on Pedagogics; De Motte, Character Building; Payne, Education of Teachers; Roark, Method in Education; Coler, Character Building; Home, Philosophy of Education; Shearer, Morals and Manners; Smith, Systematic Methodology; White, School Management; Elements of Pedagogy; Laurie, Primary Instruction; Barnett, Common Sense in Education and Teaching; Briggs, School, College, and Character. The question, "What is the aim of education?" has engaged the attention of thinkers for many centuries. The answer to it has been colored by national characteristics, by the needs of a people, by the spirit that has dominated the age, and by the state of civilization attained. Indeed, the answer to this question may have had a great deal to do in forming the character of individuals and of nations, and in making prominent certain influences which have affected the world in different ages. In China, for example, the aim of education for thousands of years has been to maintain the established order of society, and to teach respect for traditions and ancestral customs. In India, it was to preserve the ancient castes, and prepare for absorption into Nirvana. In Persia and Sparta, it was to prepare for war, to give physical strength, and foster moral rectitude. To the early Jews, it meant training to respect law, and reverence Jehovah. Athens would have a beau- tiful soul in a beautiful body, while the ideal in Rome was "To make a man fit to perform justly, skilfully, and magnanimously all the offices, both public and private, of peace and war." The aim of education according ...
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