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THE

American Journal of Education.

No. XXI.- JUNE, 1860.

CONTENTS.

PAGE. PORTRAIT OF JOHN GRISCOM,

321 I. MEMOIR or John Griscom,

323 Birth and education,

325 First experience in teaching...

325 Lessons as to conditions of success,

328 Marringe,

328 Rending Club,.....

329 Public lectures in 1807,

331 A year in Europe,

333 Philanthropic Society,....

334 Society for the Prevention of Pauperism....

335 House of Refuge for Juvenile Velinquents,..

337 Monitorial High School,..

338 Yenrly Meeting Bonrding-School, Providence, R. I......

342 Testimony as to the moral results of good teaching,..

345 Recipe for the regulation of a small school...

346 II. HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT OF POPULAR EDUCATION IN GERMANY,

348 Peculiar claim,......

348 Parochial Schools of the Christian Church,

348 Influence of printing,.....

349 Influence of the religious movement of Luther,.

350 School laws of Wirtemberg, &c.,..

351 Pedagogical labors of Trotzendorf, Sturm, &c.,

351 Thirty years' war,....

352 Francke and the Orphan House,..

352 Basedow and the Philanthropinuin...

356 Rousseau, .......

356 Locke,...

356 Pestalozzi,...

356 Tenchers' Seminary,...

338 Cardinal principles of the German school system,

3.79 Legal provision respecting the teacher,....

360 Testimony as to the results of professional training,.

361 by Prof. Bache,...

361 " Horace Mann,..

361 “ Dr. Ryerson,

367 Prof. Stevens,..

368 III. COURSE OF INSTRUCTION IN THE PRIMARY SCHOOLS OF GERMANY. By Prof. Stowe, Dr. Mann, and others, ......

371 For children between the ages of six and eight,

372 eight and ten,

374 ten and twelve,....

377 twelve and fourteen,

379 Classification,.....

302 Object teaching and conversation, ....,

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PAGE. Arithmetic and mathematics,...

385 Grammar and composition,.

387 Writing and drawing,..

388 Geography,.....

390 Knowledge of nature and common things,.

392 Bible History,.

395 Music, .....

396 IV. SYSTEM OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION IN PRUSSIA,..

403
Historical development,....
Outline of system of Primary Schools,..
Cardinal provisions,.....

408 Causes which defeat the legitimate results of the system,

409 Statistics,.....

410 V. SUBJECTS AND METHODS OF INSTRUCTION IN THE Primary Schools of Prussia, 413 Degrees or grades of Primary Schools,..

413 Elementary Schools,...

413 Burgher or Middle Schools,

413 Real School,

413 Higher Town School,

415 Certificate of proficiency,..

415 Public examination,..

415 Text-books,

416 Aims of the system, as to school attendance,.

416 Children in manufacturing districts,.

417 Gratuitous instruction,.....

418 Obligntions of villages and municipal authorities,

420 when of different religious fuith,.

420 Mixed schools,....

421 Duties of school committees,

421 Landed proprietors,..

422 Lurge towns and cities,..

423 Advantages of a single committee in a town,

424 School-houses,

425 Combination or union of schools,

425 Superior Primary schools,....

426 Real schools, gymnasia,.

427 Endowed schools,..

427 Play-grounds, ....

428 Monitorial instruction,..

428 Republican and equalizing influence of good schools,..

431 Suggestive methods,..

432 Plan of particular schools,.

434 Burgher School at Halle,.

434 Exercises in speech and thought,..

435 Learning to read geography,.....

436 Military Orphan-House at Annaburg,.

437 Lower school,...

437 Upper or technical or trade school,.

438 Public Schools of Berlin,..

440 Elementary schools,....

440 Dorothean Higher City School,..

446 Model School of Teachers' Seminary,.

449 course of instruction by Dr. Diesterweg,.

449 Seminary School at Weissenfels,. Higher Burgher School of Potsdam,.

457 VI. MEMOIR OF THOMAS SHERWIN,..

461 Portrait,

461 VII. THE SCHOOL AND THE TEACHER IN ENGLISH LITERATURE,

469 William Cowper-memoir, ...

469 Tirocinium ; or, a Review of Schools,.

471 Discipline,..

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