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Eaton's Intellectual Arithmetic.
. This book, though it has been ready but a few weeks, has been adopted for all the Public Schools of Boston, in place of Warren Colburn's First Lessons, for the whole State of California,
and for many important towns.
Extract from the Preface. The Pestalozzian or Inductive Method of teaching the science of numbers is now aniversally approved by intelligent teachers. The first attempt in this country to apply this method to Mental Arithmetic resnited in the publication of Colburn's First Lersons, a work whose success has not exceeded its merit. It was, however, a useful experi. ment rather than a perfect realization of the Inductive system of instruction. That the subsequent books of the same class and purpose have failed to correct its defects, and thus meet the demand it created, is dne evidently to their departure from the true theory as developed and exemplified by Pestalozzi.
Tue Anthor of this work has endeavored to improve upon all his predecessors, by adhering more closely than even Colburn did to the original method of the great Swiss Educator, and by presenting, at the same time, in a practical and attractive form, such improvements in the application of his principles as liave stood the test of enlightened experience.
Extract from the Boston Text Book Committee's Report, June, 1864. Eaton's Intellectual Arithmetic is formed upon the same plain, drawn from the same source, as Colburn's, viz. : from Pestalozzi. It is more graduaily progressive than Colburn, thus avoiding some of the abrupt transitions wbich occur in his work. The exercises in Abstract Numbers are more broken up, and more largely interspersed with practical questions; and thus the interest of the pupil is awakened and weariness a voided. In the matter of Definitions, and the Tables of Weights, Measures, and the examples illustrating each, it is an improvement upon Colburn, and the whole subject of per centage is treated in a much more comprehensive manner, and the illustrations and applications more various. The book is better printed and better bound than Colburn ; indeed, just in proportion as one approves of Colburn's First Lessons, he must the more approve of Eaton's Intellectual, which ie, in fact, simply Colburn out-Colburned.
From the Rhode Island Schoolmaster. It has all of the jewels of the excellent old Colburn, with the modern improvements beautifully set. It is a triumphant success in the productiou of a progressive work for young learners.
Eaton's Complete Series of Standard Arithmetics.
ADAPTED TO THE BEST MODE OF INSTRUCTION. USED IN ALL THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF THE CITY OF BOSTON.
ADOPTED FOR USE IN THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA.
I. Eaton's Primary Arithmetic.
IV. Eaton's New Treatise on Arithmetic. This Series is distinguished by 1. The thorough and scientific inanner in which all the principles are developed
and illustrated. 2. The clearness, precision, and brevity of its rules and definitions. 3. The logical and satisfactory explanations. 4. The prominence of analysis throughout the series. 5. The practical character of cach book. 6. The being based upon the inductive and analytical plan, which teaches the
pupil to think and reason. 7. The mechanical style in which the books are manufactured.
Copies of Eaton's Arithmetics mailed to Teachers and Committees for examination on receipt of the prices affixed : Primary, 5 cents; Intellectual, 10 cents ; Common School and Treatise, 20 cents each.
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The Fifth Term of this Institution commenced on the tenth day of January, 1865, and will continue five months. Tuition free.
I. All pupils, on entering the School, shall be required to sign the following declaration of intention :
“We, the subscribers, hereby declare that our purpose in entering the State Normal School is to fit ourselves for the profession of Teaching, and that it is our intention to engage in teaching in the Public Schools of this State."
II. Male candidates for admission must be at least eighteen years of age; and female applicants at least fifteen years of age; and all must possess a good degree of physical health and vigor.
III. Examinations of candidates for admission shall be held during the opening week of each term, and in such form and manner as may be prescribed by the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees and the Principal, and the candidate so examined shall be admitted to such classes as their qualifications may entitle them to enter.
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GENERAL REMARKS. The object of the California State Normal School is to provide for the Public Schools of the State a class of well-trained professional Teachers. The course of study as adopted for the School in its present stage of advancement, may seem very plain and unassuming, compared with the more pretentious lists of sciences and languages pursued in many private institutions; but it should be borne in mind that the aim of the Normal School is to teach thoroughly what it assumes to teach, and that its purpose is to fit Teachers for the actual duties of our public school-rooms, rather than to graduate mere literary scholars.
As the maximum number the School can accommodate is not yet reached, pupils will be received from any county in the State, without reference to the county apportionment allowed by law.
Applicants who desire further information will apply by letter to the Superintendent of Public Instruction or to the Principal of the School.
Public School Teachers, who have already been engaged in teaching and who wish to avail themselves of the advantages offered by the Experimental School for imparting a thorough knowledge of the system of Object Training, can enter the Senior Class, if sufficiently advanced in their studies, and graduate at the end of a six months' course.
SUB-JUNIOR CLASS. Arithmetic-Eaton's Common School; Mental. Grammar--Quackenbos'. Geography_Warren's Common School, and Physical ; Cornell's Outline Maps; Map of California ; Outline Map Drawing. History of United States-Quackenbos'. Penmanship. Drawing – Burgess' System. Reading – Willson's Fourth Rearler. Spelling-Willson's Larger. Oral Exercises-Willson's Charts. Elocution-Analysis of Elementary Sounds. Blackboard Writing and Drawing. Vocal Jusic. School Calisthenics and Gymnastics. Elementary Instruction-Sheldon's.
Arithmetic-Eaton's Higher. Algebra-Davies' Elementary. GrummarQuackenbos'. Geography-Shaw & Allen's Comprehensive ; Guyot’s Wall Maps. History of United States-Quackenbos’. Physiology-Hooker's. Readng-Willson's Fifth Reader.
Definitions and Spelling. English Composition. Elocutionary Erercises-- Russell's. Elementary Instruction-Sheldon's. Vocal Jusic. School Calisthenics and Gymnastics.
SENIOR CLASS. Arithmetic - Eaton's Higher. Algebra – Davies' Elementary. Geometry. Grammar_Quackenbos’. Rhetoric-Quackenbos'. Geology-Hitchcock's. Natural Philosophy - Quackenbos'. llistory - Worcester's Compend. PhysiologyHooker’s. Physical Geography — Shaw & Allen's Comprehensive. Bookkeeping. Select Readings. Art of Teaching — Russell's Normal Training; Russell's Vocal Culture; Sheldon's Elementary Instruction ; Page's Theory and Practice. Constitution of the United States. School Law of California. Use of State School Registers, Forms, Blanks, and Reports. Vocul Jusic. School Calisthenics and Gymnastics.
TEACHERS. AHIRA HOLMES..
.Principal. H. P. CARLTON..
.Teacher of Natural Science. Miss E. W. HOUGHTON..
Assistant Teacher. EBENEZER KNOWLTON.. ..... Teacher of Elocution and Light Gymnastics.