I. Raub's School Management.
Careful and systematic instruction was given on the
following divisions of Raub's School Management:
1. School Requisites. 2. School Organization. 3.
School Work. 4. School Ethics. 5. School Govern¬
ment, and 6. The Teacher.
II. William's Science, Art, and Methods of Teaching
and Parker's Talks.
The principles of the science and art of education
were fully explained under the following heads : 1.
The nature, laws, and means of development of the
body, intellect, sensibility, and will. 2. The pupil's
and teacher's part in education. 3. The fundamental
principles which a teacher should observe in teaching.
4. The best approved methods for teaching the eleven
III. Methods of Recitation and Aids Recommended.
Sometimes the lecture method followed by close
questioning was used. At other times, the illustra¬
tive, simultaneous, and essay methods were employed.
Much stress was laid on the importance of the induc¬
tive method in teaching beginners. Maps, globes,
charts, numeral-frames, objects, measures, educational
journals, and books useful to teachers were recom¬
The optional class in Latin was drilled in syllabi¬
cation, quantity, accentuation, pronunciation, the dif¬
ferent declensions, and the conjugation of "sum." A
number of Latin sentences were translated into En¬
glish and English exercises were written in Latin. It
was a success to the Institute.