Modern Methods and the Elementary Curriculum

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Century Company, 1923 - 389 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 9 - Consequently, education in a democracy, both within and without the school, should develop in each individual the knowledge, interests, ideals, habits, and powers whereby he will find his place and use that place to shape both himself and society toward ever nobler ends.
الصفحة 31 - 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 32 - 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 380 - Boys and girls who are good Americans try to become strong and useful, that our country may become ever greater and better. Therefore they obey the laws of right living which the best Americans have always obeyed.
الصفحة 383 - Kind In America those who are different must live in the same communities. We are of many different sorts, but we are one great people. Every unkindness hurts the common life, every kindness helps. Therefore: 1.
الصفحة 380 - I will control my tongue, and will not allow it to speak mean, vulgar or profane words. 2. I will control my temper, and will not get angry when people or things displease me. 3. I will control my thoughts, and will not allow a foolish wish to spoil a wise purpose.
الصفحة 383 - I will try to do the right thing in the right way, even when no one else sees or praises me. But when I have done my best, I will not envy those who have done better, or have received larger reward. Envy spoils the work and the worker.
الصفحة 383 - When I have received money for my work, I will be neither a miser nor a spendthrift. I will save or spend as one of the friendly workers of America.
الصفحة 384 - I will not think myself above any other girl or boy just because I am of a different race or color or condition. I will never despise anybody. 2. I will be kind in all my speech. I will not gossip nor will I speak unkindly of anyone. Words may wound or heal. 3. I will be kind in all my acts. I will not selfishly insist on having my own way. I will always be polite. Rude people are not good Americans. I will not trouble unnecessarily those who do work for me. I will do my best to prevent cruelty,...
الصفحة 32 - 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.

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