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CONTENTS:

1. General Department. > Normal School for Whites..........

! Teachers' Decalogue....... (Outline of Primary Arithmetic, (IV) ......

A Spelling Exercise........ The Teacher's Influence.................

The Massachusetts Experiment in EducaWorking by Rules.....

tion ..................... Why Do Children Dislike History?...... .. 92 Editorial Paragraphs................ Hints to Young Teachers.........

94 Book Notices...... Arithmetical Teaching-Principles and Literary Notes ...... Directions........

The Magazines....... Elucational Decalogue.-.'...

II. Official Department. Annual Conference of Superintendents

Laws-Teachers' Institutes-Madison, Programme-Transportation and Infor

Wisconsin-Death of Superintendent R. mation-Reduced Rates to Conference

....... 111-119 To Members of the Conference-Please Teachers' Institute Held at Gloucester C. Report-Important-Who are Members

H., February 12, 1884....

......... 120 Date of Meeting-Quiz Box-Exhibi Items from Reports of Superintendente for tion HallOthers Necessary to Attend

February......... Conference-Census of Teachers--School

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