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Drawing. The Teaching of, Langdon

S. Thompson Editorial Notes and Comments, General

.32, 80, 130, 173, 224, 271, 317, 414, 442, 497, 513, 590 Ethics, Social and Civic, W. 0. Thompson

359 Examination, State 39, 228, 415, 548 Examiner, New State.

457 Exile, Editor in....

456 Experiments in Natural Science, One Hundred Easy, E. E. Richards.

21, 70, 118 Feeling as a Factor in Education, B. A. Hinsdale


97 Field Notes

39, 93, 139, 187, 235, 282, 328, 417, 458, 508, 558, 604 Field. Eugene, An Hour with, Eleanor Skinner

165 Flames, Pursued by, W. H. Venable. 295 "From the Lakes to the Sea," F. B. Pearson

75 Geography Syllabus, The, F. B. Pearson

316 Getting New Ideas, J. J. Bliss... 112 Grammar, Definitions

Edwin Roedder

201 Grammar Class, With the, Margaret W. Sutherland

132 Grammar Grades, High School Studies in, E. W. Wilkinson.

364 Hamlet. Some Thoughts on for Ohio Teachers, L. F. Chalfant.

531 Harvard Report on

English, The Critic's Review of, Margaret W. Sutherland

60 Helps, Hints and Suggestions, 21, 66,

70, 118, 164, 221, 263, 313, 440, 487, 533, 581 Highlands, Jacques W. Redway... 164 High School in tne Public School

System, The Place of the, J. W.

397 History

of Political Parties, Dr. Gordy's Second Volume of.

419 How We Catch It, John E. Morris... 602 "Hurrah for the Schools of Ohio"... 441 Individuality of the Teacher, The, A. B. Johnson..

156 Institute, The County, Margaret W. Sutherland

289 Interest in Birds, Evolution of, James Newton Baskett

484 Interests of Children, Studies of the, Clark Wissler

251 Knight, The Modern, I. R. Henderson

363 Laboratory Method in Geometry, Some Experiments in the, R. H. Holbrook

298 Lafayette Celebration

415, 187

Laws, Boxwell and Workman....... 178 Letter from State Secretary, J. J. Burns

159 Letters to a Young Friend, Margaret W. Sutherland.

153 Letter from Colonel White.

455 Libraries for Free Schools, Free, C. B. Galbreath

434 Library, A Reference, Harriet L. Keeler

257 Literature, J. J. Burns.

115, 481 Literature of the School Room, The, Oliver E. Behymer..

479 Longfellow, An Afternoon with, W. H. Venable

431 McMillan, Reuben, Memorial Services to

552 Matthews, Enoch W

131 Mental Pre-Paration, Reuben Post Halleck

216 Membership Roll

411 Minds, Not Books, E. S. Loomis.. 526 Minutes of Department of Superintendence

337 Minutes of General Association.. 338 Nature, How Shall We Study? Caroline H. Parker...

267 Nature Study, J. J. Burns..

76, 218 Nature Study, F. M. Webster....... 127 Nature Work in the Primary Grades, Sarah W. Smith..

15 Necrology, Report of Committee on, W. W. Ross.

372, 451 North America, A Trip Around, J. D. Simkins

573 Notes and Queries.

512 Ohio Leads, Once More.

445 Ohio Library Association.

554 Orient and Occident, J. Bashford

401 O. T. R. C..

27, 76, 112, 159, 216, 246, 395, 453, 481, 528 Pestalozzi, An American's Visit to.. 27 Physical Culture in the Public

Schools, J. W. Moore..... Proceedings of the Different Sections, Summary of

409 Public Library in Ohio, The, J. A. Shawan

467 Publishers Authorized to offer

School Books for Adoption in Ohio,

Names and Addresses of...... 321 Questions, State Examination..... 1, 300 Read, Thomas Buchanan,

H. Venable

193 Report of the Committee of Twelve on Rural Schools....

90 Round Table, Eastern Ohio and Western West Virginia..






PAGE Rote Singing, The Purposes of, A. J. Gantvoort

474, 571 Rural Schools:

Consolidation, Gordon Maxwell.... 348 Course of Study and Grading, J. L. Trisler

351 Special Branches, I. C. Guinther... 354 High Schools, J. P. Treat.

357 Science of Education, The, What Can

Child Study Contribute to? J. P.

145 School Commissioner's Office, The, A. Change in....

322 School Examiners, State Association of

37 School Habits, E. F. Warner.

10 School Legislation

233 School-Master, Evolution of the, F. B. Pearson

564 Should Educational Journals Express Opinions on Political Questions? C. W. Bardeen

446 “Smart” High School Pupil, The, B. A. Fact, Ph. D...


Soap Film, Uses of a, J. A. Culler... 581 Soldier Superintendent, Our........ 278 Something Good not on the Program. 416 Spanish in Our American Public Schools, Shall we Teach?.

502 State Conference of Presidents and

Members of Boards of Education.. 82 "Stories of Pennsylvania".

88 Teacher and the Birds, The.

100 Thanksgiving Program, A.

536 Township Superintendents, State Association of

36 United States History, The Social

Function of, John Bach McMaster. 261 Vacation, The Summer, Margaret W. Sutherland

210 Vaughn, Daniel, Personal Recollec

tions of, W. H. Venable....... 515 Volcanoes, Some Facts about, Jacques W. Redway......

314 Waif, A Little, Lenora Ryan..

313 Washington and Lincoln Celebration,

Exercises for
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1. Name three qualifications of a good teacher. Which qualification do you consider the most important, and why?

2. Will the formation of rules ever assist in the government of a school? Discuss.

3. What are the purposes of a recitation?

4. What means do you use to induce pupils to study?

5. Do you believe that reading educational magazines, attending teachers' associations and visiting other schools will benefit a teacher? Give reasons for your answer.

6. What have you done along these lines within the past year?

7. What is meant by the "new education”?

8. What is your theory regarding the use of corporal punishment?

3. Make an outline of our history from 1825 to 1835.

4. Upon what occasions, by what authority, and with what results have embargo acts been passed?

5. Write a hundred word sketch of the life of Andrew Johnson.

6. Name the leading events of the administration of the tenth President.

7. What historical events are suggested by the following terms: "Fiftyfour forty or fight,” “Missouri Compromise,” “X. Y. Z. papers,” and “Millions for defense, but not one cent for tribute”?

8. Upon what did the French and English base their claims to the territory of the Mississippi valley? How did they enforce their claims?

9. What events are suggested by the following names: Hamilton, Morse, Dred Scott, Whitney, Farragut?

10. Name five noted American historians and their works.


1. Give a brief history of slavery in the U. S.

2. Make a map of the U. S., indicating and naming the territorial accessions.

ARITHMETIC. 1. A man sold 500 acres of land, receiving in payment 2-3 of the value in cash and the rest in a note due in 3 months, without interest. He immediately discounted the note at a bank



at 6 per cent, paying $57.50. What was the price of the land per acre?

2. How many acres are there in a square tract of land containing as many acres as there are boards in the fence inclosing it, if the boards are 11 feet long, and the fence 4 boards high?

3. A borrows a sum of money at 4 per cent per annum, and pays the interest at the end of the year. He lends it out at the rate of 5 per cent per an

and receives the interest half yearly. By this means he gains $100 a year.

How much does he borrow? 4. A man has a square lawn containing ito of an acre;

he makes a gravel walk around it which occupies to of the whole lawn. What is the width of the walk?

5. What is the perimeter of a rhombus, one diagonal being 10 rds., and the area 86.601?

6. At what time between 5 and 6 o'clock is the minute hand midway between 12 and the hour hand?

7. What must gold sell for that an investment in 5-20's at 120 may yield 3 per cent interest on the income?

8. A man agreed to work a year for a horse and $180. At the end of the fifth month, by equitable settlement, he received the horse and $5. What was the value of the horse?

loose constructionist and strict structionist.

4. How is the Speaker of the U. S. House of Representatives chosen? When? For what length of time? Name his duties.

5. (a) Name the Presidents of the United States under whom amendments to the Federal Constitution were made. (b) Name the Presidents who were not lawyers or jurists by profession.

6. What is an impeachment? Treason? A citizen? Injunction? A revenue bill?

7. To what kinds of cases does the judicial power of the United States extend?

8. State the substance of the first amendment to the Constitution.

9. Name the elective State officers of Ohio. What is the law-making body in Ohio called? How many members of the Supreme Court of Ohio? What their length of term of office?

10. For what term is a Judge of Common Pleas Court chosen in Ohio? A Probate Judge? When will Ohio next choose U. S. Senators? For what terms?

PSYCHOLOGY. 1. What have you read on this subject?


2. Give and define the three usual divisions of this branch.

3. Distinguish the doctrine of Herbart from that of Kant.

4. Give substance of Weber's and Fechner's Law.

5. A new-born babe may have a pure sensation; an adult, hardly. Explain.

6. How does presentative pain differ from representative pain? Give your opinion of the following: Expressing a passion gives relief. Refuse to express a passion and it dies.

7. Name the “Categories” and their peculiarities.

8. Do sensation and feeling accompany willing? Explain.

1. Name and describe the various classes of colonial governments in America. Name the colonies of each class.

2. (a) Who was president of the Federal Convention? (b) Who the authors of the Federalist? (c) Who was the first Chief Justice under the Constitution? (d) What Chief Justice of the U. S. .served longest? (e) Who is now the oldest member of the Supreme Court of the United States?

3. Distinguish between the terms

4. How should punctuation be taught in connection with reading?

5. What is the value in reading of distinct articulation?

6. What is the value of reading aloud to pupils? What its dangers?

7. How much reading material should pupils have for use?

8. How may the school library be utilized as a help in teaching reading?

9. What might be the result if the end-organs of the optic and olfactory nerves could be interchanged?

10. Will any one thing be completely air known before all is known? Explain.

PHYSIOLOGY. 1. Show that the heart does not have "perpetual motion."

2. Why are the intestines so much longer than the body?

3. How and why are the ribs elevated and the diaphragm lowered in breathing?

4. What is the theory of light?

5. Give function of semicircular canals.

6. Give one example of muscular sensibility and one of general.

1. Give name and source of minerals found in the body.

8. Trace a particle of food from bread to tissue.

9. Show that the stomach is often no more the cause of indigestion than the big toe is of gout.

10. Speak of the use and abuse of stimulants and narcotics.

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PHYSICS. 1. A boat in a river displaces 8,000 cubic feet of water; on reaching the ocean it rises so as to displace only 7,800 cubic feet; find the specific gravity of sea water and the weight of the boat.

2. Why is it easier to lift a body by means of a movable pulley than by a fixed pulley? Give the law of equilibrium in case of a movable pulley.

3. To what principles is capillary action due? Give the difference between the terms solution and saturated. Give an illustration of the adhesion of gases to liquids.

4. Draw a figure and explain a turbine.

5. What would be the height of a sulphuric acid barometer (specific gravity of sulphuric acid 1.85) when the mercurial barometer stands 29.35 inches?

6. Explain the process of obtaining the Roentgen rays (X rays). What are some of the most recent discoveries made by their use?

7. What is meant by polarized light? Name any practical application of it.

8. How much ice at 32° is required to cool 10 pounds of mercury at 300° to the freezing point of water?

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1. Should spelling be taught as part of reading? Why?

2. What special faults in reading have you observed?

3. Give your views of concert read

1. Give examples synecdoche, epigram, antithesis.

2. Define sublimity, and give five of the qualities which produce emotion.


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