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

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CRITICAL CONSIDERATION                27
Often the education of children consists in pouring into their intelligence the intellectual content of school programmes. And often these programmes have been compiled in the official department of education, and their use is imposed by law upon the teacher and the child.
Ah, before such dense and wilful disregard of the life which is growing within these children, we should hide our heads in shame and cover our guilty faces with our hands!
Sergi says truly: " To-day an urgent need imposes it­self upon society: the reconstruction of methods in educa­tion and instruction, and he who fights for this cause, fights for human regeneration."
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