Report of the Commissioner of Education Made to the Secretary of the Interior for the Year ... with Accompanying Papers, Volumen2

U.S. Government Printing Office, 1894

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Página 937 - An Act to apply a portion of the proceeds of the public lands to the more complete endowment and support of the colleges for the benefit of agriculture and the mechanic arts, established under the provisions of an Act of Congress, approved July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-two," the deficiency, if any, in the sum.
Página 1407 - York, as their medical department, under the name of the College of Physicians and Surgeons in the City of New York.
Página 1023 - This wrong connexion in our minds of ideas in themselves loose and independent of one another, has such an influence, and is of so great force to set us awry in our actions, as well moral as natural, passions, reasonings and notions themselves, that perhaps there is not any one thing that deserves more to be looked after.
Página 937 - AN ACT To establish agricultural experiment stations In connection with the colleges established In the several States under the provisions of an act approved July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, and of the acts supplementary thereto...
Página 1048 - ... reference to practical ends. Secondly, the teacher of natural truth, whose vocation it is to give public diffusion to the knowledge already won by the discoverer. Thirdly, the applier of natural truth, whose vocation it is to make scientific knowledge available...
Página 973 - ... so as to reduce the number of grades of advancement to ten or any other special number, but a thorough classification of all the pupils into classes on a certain quota as a basis, whether this be thirty or twenty-five, or whatever other number is considered the best. The endeavor will be to have the classes separated by as small an interval as possible; but four, six, or even ten weeks...
Página 1042 - ... to 13, then it is clear that each class contains differences in qualification which may be as great as one year's study would produce. In the lowest classes of the primary grades there would be differences of a half year. This means that in each class where the teacher set the lessons for the capacities of the best pupils, those lessons were too hard for the least advanced pupils. On the other hand, in the classes where the teacher adapted the lessons to the capacity of the least advanced pupils,...
Página 1052 - for the advancement of science." This has been dont; by applying it to numerous purposes; in 1891, for fifty-seven different scientific objects, in sums ranging from $25 to $3,000 each; not confined to natural science alone, but including ethnology and magnetic surveys. Most of the grants were in sums of about...
Página 1054 - ... the Royal Institution, should not in time be followed by results equally brilliant, and equally beneficial to mankind. I have endeavored to point out three main directions in which there is urgent need in this country of pecuniary endowments. (1) In relief of professors during the transition of the colleges...
Página 974 - ... them is surely not likely to prevent the slower pupils, who are their companions, from exerting all their energies and making considerable progress. The stream of bright pupils from below is inexhaustible. From the primary grades it ascends, continually passing fixed points or points that move on more slowly. In every class there will be its quota of bright pupils, some leading the class and some just sustaining themselves in it, having recently joined it.

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