Gentle Measures in the Management and Training of the Young

Harper & brothers, 1871 - 330 páginas

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Página 316 - Work out your own salvation with fear and trembling : for it is God that worketh in you both to will and to do of his good pleasure.
Página 75 - It then conveys to his mind some meaning, instead ol being a mere string of words, as they are, if, with some difficulty and silent spelling of the words, he reads, " The — boy — can — spin — the — top." BF TWEED. HO W TO PUNISH.1 THERE is great advantage in adapting the character of the punishment to that of the fault, — making it, as far as possible, the natural and proper consequence of it. For instance, if the boys of a school do not come in promptly at the close of the twenty minutes...
Página 76 - ... then, of course, your recess can be longer. I should not wonder if, after a few trials, you should find that you could all come in and get into your places in one minute ; and if so, I shall be very glad, for then you can have an uninterrupted recess of nineteen minutes, which will be a great gain.
Página 45 - A half hour passed quietly away, and then one of the little ones went to the foot of the stairs, and in a timid voice called out, " Mamma, are you there ? "
Página 277 - ... children, greatly to their enjoyment and interest, is endless. I could cite an instance when what was called a bank was in operation for many years among a certain number of children, with excellent effect. One was appointed president, another cashier, another paying - teller. There was a ledger under the charge of the cashier, with a list of stockholders, and the number of shares held by each, which was in proportion to the respective ages of the children. The bank building was a little toy...
Página 107 - ... possible, something good in his work and commending that as an encouragement to him, to make greater exertion next time, than to attempt to cure him of his negligence by calling attention to the faults he has committed, as subjects of censure, however obvious the faults may be and how deserving of blame. Children will act with a great deal more readiness and alacrity to preserve a good character, which people already attribute to them, than to relieve themselves of the opprobrium of a bad one...

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