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الصفحة 171 - At evening when I go to bed I see the stars shine overhead; They are the little daisies white That dot the meadow of the Night. And often while I'm dreaming so, Across the sky the moon will go; It is a lady, sweet and fair, Who comes to gather daisies there; For when at morning I arise, There's not a star left in the skies; She's picked them all, and dropped them down Into the meadows of the town.
الصفحة 162 - Seize the very first possible opportunity to act on every resolution you make and on every emotional prompting you may experience in the direction of the habits you aspire to gain. It is not in the moment of their forming, but in the moment of their producing motor effects, that resolves and aspirations communicate the new " set
الصفحة 142 - Facts, conditions, theories, and activities that do not contribute rather directly to the appreciation of methods of human betterment have no claim.
الصفحة 161 - Never suffer an exception to occur till the new habit is securely rooted in your life. Each lapse is like the letting fall of a ball of string which one is carefully winding up; a single slip undoes more than a great many turns will wind again.
الصفحة 161 - Habits' there are some admirable practical remarks laid down. Two great maxims emerge from his treatment. The first is that in the acquisition of a new habit, or the leaving off of an old one, we must take care to launch ourselves with as strong and decided an initiative as possible.
الصفحة 150 - ... eighteen instead of till twelve or fourteen, skill becomes properly a larger and larger factor in their proximate aims. Skill may also be, for almost all individuals to some extent, and for some sorts of individuals to a very great extent, a source of impersonal pleasure. The taste for workmanship — the impulse to do the job as it should be done — making a first-rate product by fit means — is one of the most easily developed, but also one of the best, virtues. It is commonly more truly...
الصفحة 57 - Under the figures of the decimal, place 1 with as many ciphers at its right as there are decimal places in the decimal, and reduce the resulting fraction to its lowest terms by dividing both numerator and denominator by the same number.
الصفحة 143 - Dr. Jones points out that under this test civics must not be merely a study of government machinery, but a study of all manner of social efforts to improve mankind. "Every pupil should know, of course, how the President of the United States is elected ; but he should also understand the duties of the health officer in his community. It is the things near at hand and socially fundamental that should be taught first of all. Comparatively few persons have any need of knowledge of Congressional procedure,...
الصفحة 143 - ... now to be more profitably used in the observation of the vocational resources of the community. In line with this emphasis the committee recommends that social studies in the high school shall include such topics as the following: Community health, housing and homes, public recreation, good roads, community education, poverty and the care of the poor, crime and reform, family income, savings banks and life insurance, human rights versus property rights, impulsive action of mobs, the selfish conservatism...
الصفحة xi - There is, too, the necessity for incorporating in book form such new facts as have been revealed by the numerous inquiries and experiments of the last few years. The present volume is, therefore, a reinterpretation of teaching procedure, stated, as far as possible, in the current and familiar phraseology of ordinary teachers, yet taking into account the recent investigations of our ablest educational thinkers.