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|While the child is studying the sphere and is thus transported to the heavens, |
bring him back to the divisions of the globe and show him his own home. His
geography will begin with the town he lives in and his father's country house,
then the places between them, the rivers near ... You see at once what a good
start we have given him by making his eye his compass. ... It is not your business
to teach him the various sciences, but to give him a taste for them and methods of
learning them ...
|No matter how he may think himself accomplished, when he sets out to learn a |
new language, science orthe bicycle, he has entered a new realm as ... Frances I/
lfillard We should not teach children the sciences but give them a taste forthem.
|Robinson, John We should not teach children the sciences; but give them a taste |
for them. - Rousseau, Jean Jacques Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is
what keeps you going. - Ryun, Jim Why did I want to win? because I didn't want ...
|He will progress in science by means of or through problems that he perceives as |
problems confronting him. ... Rousseau (meaning 'teach' in the sense of'instruct'),
'but to give him a taste for them and methods of learning them when his taste is
more mature' (E p. 135). Here we see the notion of 'learning how to learn' making
an early appearance in educational literature. 'You have not got to teach him
truths so much as to show him how to set about discovering them for himself (E p.
|For instance, children should be taught, when any observation of their own leads |
them to it, that it is God who keeps us ... to give their children early religious
knowledge, or to any of those who may hereafter fill that important relation, we
are satisfied. ... have op ortunities Of shewing their children pictures of the gospel
hi ory ; and _ thou h these may not suit the taste or ... But when a child has been
taught the leading truths respecting God, then the chief truths respecting Jesus
should be ...
|The object is not to "make them proficient botanists, ' Having said thus much on |
the facility of initiating but rather to draw the ... Create a taste in ju- j thoughts on
tho benefit resulting from an acquaint- venile minds lor the knowlcnge of plants,
and the ... With scarcely an exception, a teacher or parent who is able to buy one
of the works, the titles of which we have given, ... difficult of comprehension by
children : it can be made so, we grant, but when presented, as every science
should be, ...
|Dear Catherine, you should read St. John, and what is said in the Catschism of |
the confidence to be reposed in God. ... There were six children of this marriagef
and it is at once touching and amusing to see with what adroitness Luther
contrived ... not a whit for all these powerful enemies, he gaily sucks the breast,
looks round him with a loud laugh, and lets them ... not stay till the beginning of
the dance, but I said to the man, I will go and write to my dear little John, and
teach him to be ...
|But today Americans are becoming conscious of more than just the practical |
virtues of education. ... If we provide children with an education to fit the times, we
will give them a chance for fulfillment, for assuming roles of ... If we do not, they
and our society will reflect this failure. ... that they will get a taste of scientific
discovery and a feeling for the discipline of science. ... The purpose of the
Princeton Day Schools will be to educate children: to teach them to study hard
and to love it. Make ...
|What effects can you expect the scenes into which you introduce them, and the |
mysteries which you now teach them, to produce on the minds of the children ?
They have a direct tendency to inspire them with a taste for vanity, frivolity, !and
dissipation. ... but if, on the contrary, your views are to prepare them for
discharging the duties of Use, you could not adopt more ... If possible, therefore,
we should rather labour to confine young people from mingling in the scenes of
gay and ...
|But religion is the only thing in winch we | seem to look for the end, without |
making use of the means ; and yet it would not be more i surprising if we were to
expect that our children should become artists and scholars without being bred to
arts and ... The noblest objects can yield no delight, if there be not in the mind a
disposition to relish them. ... The sublimest , pleasures can afford little gratification
where j a taste for them has not been previously j formed. ... and science aad
virtue. But ...