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your slates in five minutes." Every one, in that noisy, systematic
manner described by the expression, "as busy as bees," got his
slate and pencil and began his work in writing, not printing, the
lesson. The teacher said to me, "Come, let us see what my little
folks have done with the corn." It was corn those little boxes
contained. The "B" class at the desks had so arranged the grains of
corn as to make large letters. The letters were so arranged as to
spell the names of various familiar animals. The teacher spent a
few minutes in passing among her pupils, calling on them to
pronounce the words and spell them. After complimenting their
efforts, she called the class in the same manner that the "A" class
had been called. Instead of forming in class around the room, they
formed in two lines just in front of the board behind the teacher's
table. The teacher wrote in a plain, legible hand a few short
sentences on the board. The class was drilled in phonetics, in
spelling, in reading script, every one seeming to be very anxious
to answer all questions asked. Many made mistakes, but others
corrected them. Here I took my leave, promising to call again to
see her drawing and object work, and hear her talks on "familiar
subjects."Mo. School Journal. NOTES AND CRITICISMS. TIME PROBLEMS.
"Country Teacher," from Summit County, in the January number of the
Monthly, calls attention to a class of "time problems" referred to
at the institute last summer. "J. C. H.," on page 82, refers to the
matter, giving three problems like those spoken of in that
institute, and says it is "impossible to give intelligible
solutions without representation of the clock dial." Allow me to
submit solutions to those three problems, which are simple and
intelligible, even without the ''representati...
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