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The Antiquarian Bookstore.

SIDNEY S. RIDER,

BOOKSELLER, NO. 17 WESTMINSTER STREET,

PROVIDENCE,

HAS NOW IN STOCK AND FOR SALE A LARGE ASSORTMENT OF

S C H O O L BO O KS,

OF THE VARIOUS KINDS NOW IN USE

THROUGHOUT THE STATE,

AND WHICH ARE OFFERED FOR SALE

At prices as Low or Lower than at any other Store

in this State,

HE ALSO HAS A LARGE COLLECTION OF

SECOND-HAND BOOKS OF ALL KINDS,

WHICH HE WILL SELL LOW.

Any kind of Old Books taken in Exchange for New Books.

SIDNEY S. RIDER,

BOOKSELLER,

NO. 17 WESTMINSTER STREET, PROVIDENCE.

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VOL, VII, - APRIL, 1881.--NO. IV,

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The Importance of the Dictionaryʻin the School The School-Room Artistically considered.... 116 Room...

97

EDUCATIONAL INTELLIGENCE. All's for the best..... The New Equine Philo. The Meeting of the Teachers's Institute at sophy....

99 Kingston, March 1st and 2d............ 118 An Extract from the Third Biennial Report of

PHILOLOGY. the Superintendent of Public Instruction The Criticisms of the Press upon the Presiof the State of Illinois, 1859-1860.... 100 dent's Inaugural.......

120 Not Ashamed of Ridicule....... 102 A Concealed Fault.....

120 The Three Homes...... 104 Prof. Tischendorfs Sinai Bible

122 Why do Books Continue to be Written

EDITORS' DEPARTMENT. Gleanings from Vacation......

105 A Splendid Offer .... Obituary

.... The Prize Memory ...... 107 Essay....Sleep

122 M. Luther's Estimate of the Teacher's Work. 108 Reading.... The River of Speech..

123 Manner of Speaking in Recitation..

109

MATHEMATICS. Let Us Pray....Ragged Schools of Edinburgh. 111 Involution...A Logical Outline of Arithmetic. 124 Anecdote....James Ferguson.-No. 3........ 112 QUESTIONS FOR WRITTEN EXAMINATIONS. 125 Dedicatory Lines found in the Album of a

NATURAL SCIENCE. Friend

114 Preparation of Objects for the Microscope.... 126 Primary Education.

115

BOOK TABLE.

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The Publishers would invite the attention of Schvol Officers and Teachers to this valuable contribution to the means of elementary instruction,

The Set comprises Twenty Tablets, mounted on ten cards, twenty-one by twenty-seren inches. Each of these cards, containing two Tablets, is complete in itself, and may be used independently of the others. The plan is original, and supplies a want which has been felt very generally by teachers in elementary schools.

These Tablets are especially adapted to the use of all Primary and ungraded District Schools. Some of them are also adapted to the lower classes of Grammar Schools, and to Intermediate Schools.

By means of these Tablets, the teacher is enabled to instruct a whole class or a school at the same time; and can sometimes accomplish in an hour what would require days of individual teaching. In connection with the slate and the blackboard, these Tablets afford important facilities for oral teaching, which experience has proved to be indispensable to the highest success in cleinentary instruction. Children love variety, and they must have it in school. Where these tablets are in use, there will be little or no occasion for the use of text-books during the first six months of the child's schooling.

They have been prepared with great care by a practical educator, who has made the subject of elementary teaching a study for years, and who has brought to their preparation precisely those qualifications which are requisite for such a task.

These Tablets have recently been adopted by the School Committees of
Boston,
Chicago, Ill.,
Buffalo, N. Y.

Manchester, N. H.,
Roxbury,
Philadelphia,

Providence, R. I., Hartford, Conn., Cambridge, Norfolk, Va.,

Charleston, S.C., Muscatine, Iowa. Brooklyn, N.Y., Toledo, Ohio,

Keene, N. H.,
Pamphlets, descriptive of the whole series, sent by mail, free, on application,

PRICE OF THE TABLETS:
PER SET, IN SHEETS.

$4.00.
PER SET, MOUNTED, READY FOR USE...

5.00. Sample Sets, in sheets, sent by mail, post paid, on receipt of price, $4.00.

BROWN & TAGGARD, PUBLISHERS,

BOSTON.

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