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

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CONTENTS
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CHAPTER VII
EXERCISES OF PRACTICAL LIFE
PAGE
Suggested schedule for the "Children's Houses"
119
The child must be prepared for the forms of social life and his attention attracted to these forms
121
Cleanliness, order, poise, conversation
122
CHAPTER VIII
REFECTION—THE CHILD'S DIET
Diet must be adapted to the child's physical nature
125
Foods and their preparation
126
Drinks
132
Distribution of meals
133
CHAPTER IX
MUSCULAR EDUCATION—GYMNASTICS
Generally accepted idea of gymnastics is inadequate
137
The special gymnastics necessary for little children
138
Other pieces of gymnastic apparatus
141
Free gymnastics
144
Educational gymnastics
144
Respiratory gymnastics, and labial, dental, and lingual gym­nastics
147
CHAPTER X
NATURE IN EDUCATION—AGRICULTURAL LABOUR: CULTURE OF PLANTS
AND ANIMALS
The savage of the Aveyron
149
Itard's educative drama repeated in the education of little children
153
Gardening and horticulture basis of a method for education
of children
155
The child initiated into observation of the phenomena of life and into foresight by way of auto-education
156
Children are initiated into the virtue of patience and into confident expectation, and are inspired with a feeling for nature
159
The child follows the natural way of development of the human race
160
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