Journal of the Rhode Island Institute of Instruction, Volume 3

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Henry Barnard
B. Cranston & Company, 1849

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Page 440 - If any book shall be lost or injured, the person to whom it stands charged shall replace it by a new volume or set, if it belongs to a set...
Page 297 - Whatever progress one teacher may make in bringing order out of the chaotic elements of a large public school, is arrested by the termination of his school term. His experience is not available to his successor, who does not come into the school until after an interval of weeks or months, and in the mean time the former teacher has left the town or state. The new teacher is a stranger to the children and their parents, is unacquainted with the system pursued by his predecessor, and has himself but...
Page 439 - The President shall preside at all meetings of the Association and of the Board of Directors, and shall perform the duties usually devolving upon a presiding officer.
Page 145 - that one hundred acres should be laid forth and appropriated for a school, for encouragement of the. poorer sort to train up their youth in learning, and Mr. Robert Lenthal, while he continues to teach school, is to have the benefit thereof.
Page 93 - Every pupil who shall, accidentally or otherwise, injure any school property, whether fences, gates, trees or shrubs, or any building or any part thereof; or break any window glass, or injure or destroy any instrument, apparatus or furniture belonging to the school, shall be liable to pay all damages.
Page 329 - ... that are now making for. its evangelization. It is so colored, that all the principal religions of the world, with the countries in which they prevail, and their relation, position, and extent are distinguished at once, together with the principal stations of the various missionary societies in our own and other countries. It is so finished, being on cloth, that it may be easily folded' and conveyed from place to place, and suspended in any large room.
Page 448 - ... most distant ages, and that with as much ease as though they lived in our own age and nation. By reading of books we may learn something from all parts of mankind ; whereas by observation we learn all from ourselves, and only what comes within our own direct cognizance ; by conversation we can only enjoy the assistance of a very few persons, viz.
Page 299 - ... teacher may be selected with special reference to his ability in arranging the studies, and order of exercises of the school, in administering its discipline, in adapting moral instruction to individual scholars, and superintending the operations of each class-room, so as to secure the harmonious action and progress of every department. The talents and tact required for these and similar duties, are more rarely found than the skill and attainments required to teach successfully a particular study....
Page 449 - Led by this indication, he tried the effect of iodine on that complaint, and the result established the extraordinary fact that this singular substance, taken as a medicine, acts with the utmost promptitude and energy on goitre, dissipating the largest and most inveterate in a short time, and acting (of course with occasional failures, like all other medicines) as a specific or natural antagonist against that odious deformity.

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