Documentary History of Education in Upper Canada, Volume 24

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Warwick bros. & Rutter, printers [etc. ], 1908 - Education


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Page 258 - Christ, for honor, for cleanliness, for work that never ends, having the promise of the life that now is, as well as of that which is to come...
Page 235 - OPERATIONS WITH FRACTIONS A) To change a mixed number to an improper fraction, simply multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction and add the numerator.
Page 305 - Evening schools may be taught by pupil-teachers who have completed their engagement with credit (Article 79). (e.) Notice is immediately given to the Department of the date at which the teacher enters on the charge of the school, from which date the grant is computed.
Page 97 - I do not know what I may appear to the world ; but to myself I seem only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, finding sometimes a brighter pebble or a smoother shell than ordinary, while the great ocean of truth lies all undiscovered before me.
Page 287 - Any City, or Town, may, and every City and Town, having more than ten thousand inhabitants shall, annually make provision for giving free instruction in Industrial, or Mechanical, Drawing, to persons over fifteen years of age, either in day, or evening Schools, under the direction of the School Committee.
Page 230 - The State Superintendent of Public Instruction is hereby authorized to grant State Certificates to such teachers as may be found worthy to receive them, which shall be of perpetual validity in every county and school district in the State.
Page 199 - That in any Model or Common School established under this Act, no child shall be required to read or study in or from any religious book, or to join in any exercise of devotion or religion...
Page 285 - We think it established that the study of natural science develops, better than any other studies, the observing faculties ; disciplines the intellect by teaching induction as well as deduction ; supplies a useful balance to the studies of language and mathematics, and provides much instruction of great value for the occupation of after-life.
Page 268 - ... any year ; nor can any teacher share in the fund unless he pays annually at that rate, commencing at the time of his beginning to teach, or with 1854, (when the system was established) if he began to teach before that time. When a teacher omits his annual subscription, he must pay at the rate of 85 for that year in order to be entitled to share in the fund when worn out.
Page 274 - The great advantage of directing education towards the pursuits and occupations of the people, instead of wasting it on dismal verbalism, is that, while it elevates the individual it at the same time gives security for the future prosperity of the nation.

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