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CONTENTS
CHAPTER XVIII
LANGUAGE IN CHILDHOOD
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Physiological importance of graphic language
310
Two periods in the development of language
312
Analysis of speech necessary
319
Defects of language due to education
322
CHAPTER XIX
TEACHING OF NUMERATION: INTRODUCTION TO ARITHMETIC
Numbers as represented by graphic signs
328
Exercises for the memory of numbers
330
Addition and subtraction from one to twenty: multiplication and division
332
Lessons on decimals: arithmetical calculations beyond ten .
335
CHAPTER XX
SEQUENCE OF EXERCISES
Sequence and grades in the presentation of material and in
the exercises
338
First grade
338
Second grade
339
Third grade
342
Fourth grade
343
Fifth grade
345
CHAPTER XXI
GENERAL REVIEW OF DISCIPLINE
f Discipline better than in ordinary schools
346
First dawning of discipline comes through work
350
Orderly action is the true rest for muscles intended by nature for action
354
The exercise that develops life consists in the repetition, not in the mere grasp of the idea
358
Aim of repetition that the child shall refine his senses through the exercise of attention, of comparison, of judg­ment
360
Obedience is naturally sacrifice
363
Obedience develops will-power and the capacity to perform the act it becomes necessary to obey
367
CHAPTER XXII
CONCLUSIONS AND IMPRESSIONS
The teacher has become the director of spontaneous work in the "Children's Houses"
371
The problems of religious education should be solved by posi­tive pedagogy
372
Spiritual influence of the "Children's Houses"
376
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