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Plato, Julius A. Sigler, Anne Marshall Huston - 1997 - Preview
|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.
|If he never makes mistakes he will never learn anything thoroughly. ... Remember |
that this is the essential point in my method — Do not teach the child many things,
but never let him form ... Time was long during early childhood; we only tried to
pass our time for fear of using it ill; now it is the other way; we have not time
enough for all that would be of use. ... It is not your business to teach him the
various sciences, but to give him a taste for them and methods of learning them
when this ...
|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 ...
|But if you make science itself your object, you embark on an unfathomable and |
shoreless ocean, an ocean strewn with ... he seems to me like a child gathering
shells on the sea-shore, now picking them up, then throwing them aside for
others ... Time was long during early childhood; we only tried to pass our time for
fear of using it ill; now it is the other way; we have not time enough for all that
would be of use. ... It is not your business to teach him the various sciences, but to
give him ...
|Children are not likely to crave candy and other sweets unless a taste for such |
articles has been developed by ... follow the too common practice of giving their
little ones a cracker or fruit between meals are simply placing them under training
for ... We should all be rulers of our appetites instead of subject to them; but
whether this be so or not, depends greatly upon ... It is possible to teach very
young children to use such food as is best for them, and to refrain from the eating
of things ...
|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 ...
|them under sickness or unfortunate accidents : to Jook upon a" mankind as his |
brethren, children of the fame common parent ; and to consider ... But if his
genius be not particular, it would he proper as he advances thiough youth, and
before he chuses his ... should. be. applied. "We may observe too, that he is not
sufficiently taught }.o look upon industry in his future ... But how shall parents train
up their children, or teachers instruct their pupils, and inspire them with a just
taste of book:: ...
|None but a woman's hand is likely nation framed for the enjoyment and creation |
of all to accomplish it well; and we have met ... A little Irish surpasses any thing,
perhaps, but the Greek Latin is y no means IincoinmomT Even adults comedy.
We know a nobleman who has already will learn to read with as much patience
as children. drawn out considerable talent in ... hours together hearing the Bible
read to them by the mentions having seen at Cambridge an Irish archi- teacher,
and this ...
|But God has provided us with a wider Christian culture as well, by giving us |
Christian artists, musicians, writers, and scientists. ... We homeschool our
children or send them to school to learn things that will prepare them for
adulthood, to find an occupation and to discover the wide ... For example,
children need to develop taste and good judgment about music. ... Not all
scientists are atheistic or secular.