Report of the Committee of the Citizens' Association of Chicago on Education

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Geo. K. Hazlitt & Company, printers, 1881 - 24 páginas
 

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Página 9 - Instructors of youth, to exert their best endeavors to impress on the minds of children and youth committed to their care and instruction, the principles of piety, justice, and a sacred regard to truth, love to their country, humanity and universal benevolence, sobriety, industry and frugality, chastity, moderation, and temperance, and those other virtues which are the ornament of human society, and the basin upon which a republican constitution is founded...
Página 9 - But religion, morality and knowledge, being essentially necessary to good government and the happiness of mankind, schools and the means of instruction shall forever be encouraged by legislative provision, not inconsistent with the rights of conscience.
Página 9 - ... virtues to preserve and perfect a republican constitution, and secure the blessings of liberty as well as to promote their future happiness, and also to point out to them the evil tendency of the opposite vices.
Página 9 - All intelligent thinkers upon the subject now utterly discard and repudiate the idea that reading and writing, with a knowledge of accounts, constitute education. The lowest claim which any intelligent man now prefers in its behalf is, that its domain extends over the threefold nature of man ; over his body, training it by the systematic and intelligent observance of those benign laws which secure health, impart strength and prolong life ; over his intellect, invigorating the mind, replenishing it...
Página 9 - ... the principles of piety, justice, and a sacred regard to truth, love to their country, humanity and universal benevolence, sobriety, industry, and frugality, chastity, moderation, and temperance, and those other virtues, which are the ornament of human society, and the basis upon which a republican constitution is founded...
Página 9 - It shall be the duty of the president, professors and tutors of the university at Cambridge and of the several colleges, of all preceptors and teachers of academies, and of all other instructors of youth, to exert their best endeavors to impress on the minds of children and youth committed to their care and instruction the principles of piety...
Página 9 - ... their country, humanity and universal benevolence ; sobriety, industry, and frugality ; chastity, moderation and temperance; and those other virtues which are the ornament of human society and the basis upon which a republican constitution is founded ; and...
Página 5 - India rubber bags; from a third, as so much raw material. They must receive the same mental nutriment in equal quantities and at fixed times. Its assimilation is wholly immaterial, but the motions must be gone through with. Finally, as raw material, they are emptied in at the primaries, and marched out at the grammar grades — and it is well...
Página 22 - It was easy to perceive that the instruction in this branch of education was as systematic and simple as the teaching of a class in arithmetic or grammar in one of our public schools. Our attention was called to the fact that these shops are for instruction and not for construction." " The fact that the instruction is given to so many pupils at a time, in class, is a marked economical feature, carrying out, as in so many other respects, the analogy with our general system of mental training. " "Our...
Página 21 - The pupils, since the commencement of the lessons, had completed the course in 'filing,' and we saw in the reresults of only eighty hours of practice and instruction, such exquisite workmanship as could not be surpassed by an apprentice of two years experience in an ordinary shop." " It was easy to perceive that the instruction in this branch of education was as systematic and simple as the teaching of a class in arithmetic or grammar in one of our public schools. Our attention was called to the...

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