The Seven Laws of Teaching

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2010 Reprint of Revised edition of 1917.THE SEVEN LAWS OF TEACHING was first published in 1884. Extensive changes were made in 1917 by William C. Bagley and Warren K. Layton, both of the School of Education at the University of Illinois. However, every effort was made to retain both the form and substance of the original. The work is a clear and simple statement of the important factors governing the art of teaching. It has been used with great success as a handbook for teachers...
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2010 Reprint of Revised edition of 1917.THE SEVEN LAWS OF TEACHING was first published in 1884. Extensive changes were made in 1917 by William C. Bagley and Warren K. Layton, both of the School of Education at the University of Illinois. However, every effort was made to retain both the form and substance of the original. The work is a clear and simple statement of the important factors governing the art of teaching. It has been used with great success as a handbook for teachers in both lay and church schools.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781932168259
  • Publisher: Veritas Press
  • Publication date: 1/28/2004
  • Pages: 153
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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John Milton Gregory(1822-1898) was a Baptist minister and educator who was active in many important educational circles on all levels, beginning as a teacher in his local school and moving on to become a college president and also serve in the world of politics.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 11
1. The Laws of Teaching 15
The Seven Factors 16
The Laws Stated 18
The Laws Stated as Rules 19
Essentials of Successful Teaching 20
Skill and Enthusiasm 22
A Word to Teachers 24
2. The Law of the Teacher 25
The Philosophy of the Law 26
Rules for Teachers 30
Violations and Mistakes 32
3. The Law of the Learner 35
Attention Described 36
The Philosophy of the Law 41
Sources of Interest 43
Interest Varies with Age 44
Hindrances to Attention 45
Rules for Teachers 46
Violations and Mistakes 47
4. The Law of the Language 51
The Philosophy of the Law 52
The Vehicle of Thought 54
The Instrument of Thought 55
The Language of Objects 58
Rules for Teachers 59
Violations and Mistakes 61
5. The Law of the Lesson 65
The Philosophy of the Law 66
Rules for Teachers 74
Mistakes and Violations 76
6. The Law of the Teaching Process 79
The Law of Teaching 80
The Philosophy of the Law 81
Knowledge Necessary to Thought 86
Knowledge and the Feelings 89
The Self-Active Mind 90
Rules for Teachers 94
Violations and Mistakes 96
7. The Law of the Learning Process 99
The Philosophy of the Law 100
Limitations of the Law 104
Practical Rules for Teachers and Learners 105
Violations and Mistakes 106
8. The Law of Review and Application 109
The Philosophy of the Law 110
Practical Rules for Teachers 117
Violations and Mistakes 119
Conclusion 121
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