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The Evolution of the Teacher (Paperback): Francis Bail Pearson
The Evolution of the Teacher (Paperback): Francis Bail Pearson

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The Evolution of the Teacher (Paperback)

Francis Bail Pearson

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER THREE. THE LEARNING PROCESS. Every ultimate fact is only the first of a new series. ?Emerson. EDUCATION comes not from the outside, but from the inside; not by accretions, but by enlargement. A quotation from Browning may serve to reinforce this statement and, at the same time, indicate the general trend of the present chapter. He says: Truth is within ourselves; it takes no rise From outward things, whate'er you may believe. There is an inmost center in us all Where truth abides in fullness; and around, Wall upon wall, the gross flesh hems it in, This perfect clear perception ? which is truth. A baffling and preventing carnal mesh Binds it, and makes all error; and to know, Rather consists in opening out a way Whence the imprisoned splendor may escape, Than in effecting entry for a light Supposed to be without. This seems to be a reversal of the commonly accepted view as revealed in the expression, "getting an education." If Browning is right, then this expression has no warrant and we must reconstruct our nomenclature. Education is a process and nota product. We can get products but not processes. We can get material things but not immaterial things, not spiritual things. And education is spiritual. We may become educated but we do not get an education. This fact needs emphasis in order to have a clear understanding that education is a process. This process begins at birth and continues throughout life. It is not confined to schools by any means. Schools are useful in accelerating the process by organizing and systematizing the materials that are used in this process. Arithmetic, grammar, and geography are some of the materials that are commonly used to help the process on. Education is a movement extending upward and outward and these branches of study ...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Francis Bail Pearson
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 58
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-79736-8
Barcode: 9780217797368
Categories: Books
LSN: 0-217-79736-9

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