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Scientific Methods As Applied To Child Education In "the Children's Houses"

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CONTENTS
CHAPTER III
INAUGURAL ADDRESS DELIVERED ON THE OCCASION OF THE OPENING OF ONE OF THE "CHILDREN'S HOUSES"
PAGE
The Quarter of San Lorenzo before and since the establishment of the "Children's Houses"
48
Evil of subletting the most cruel form of usury
50
The problem of life more profound than that of the intel­lectual elevation of the poor
52
Isolation of the masses of the poor, unknown to past centuries
53
Work of the Roman Association of Good Building and the moral importance of their reforms
56
The "Children's House" earned by the parents through their
care of the building
60
Pedagogical organization of the "Children's House"
62
The "Children's House" the first step toward the socialisation of the house
65
The communised house in its relation to the home and to the spiritual evolution of women
66
Rules and regulations of the "Children's Houses"
70
CHAPTER IV
PEDAGOGICAL METHODS USED IN THE "CHILDREN'S HOUSES"
Child psychology can be established only through the method of external observation
72
Anthropological consideration
73
Anthropological notes
77
Environment and schoolroom furnishings
80
CHAPTER V
DISCIPLINE
Discipline through liberty
86
Independence
95
Abolition of prizes and external forms of punishment
101
Biological concept of liberty in pedagogy
104
CHAPTER VI
HOW THE LESSON SHOULD BE GIVEN
Characteristics of the individual lessons
107
Method of observation the fundamental guide
108
Difference between the scientific and unscientific methods illus­trated
109
First task of educators to stimulate life, leaving it then free to develop
115
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