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OBSERVATIONS ON THE QUALIFICATIONS
AND ON THE
MOST APPROVED METHODS OF INSTRUCTION
IN THE VARIOUS BRANCHES OF
A USEFUL EDUCATION.
AN EXPERIENCED TEACHER.
BUDUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
ng S GUTMAN LIBRARY,
NOV 7 1923
[Entered according to Act of Congress, Junc 29th, in the year 1831, by John GRIGG, in the office of the Clerk of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.]
So much attention has been paid to education within the last few years, that books and pamphlets on the subject have multiplied to a very great extent. School books have become so numerous, that the business of selection is no easy part of the teacher's duty, while treatises of all sorts and sizes, from the thin pamphlet of “Hints" to the formidable octavo of “ Lectures," are constantly issuing from the press. Most of the treatises of education, however, are ill adapted to the wants of this country. They generally suppose that one tutor is to devote his whole time to the education of one or two pupils; and if the author does not openly set out with this understanding, as is the case in Rousseau's celebrated work, yet the plans and directions for education are generally such as can be put in