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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 78

Section I.—Lecture on Science of Education, by Dr King—

Section I.—Lecture on Science of Education, by Dr King—

Lecture to Froebel Club :—"Our Educational Methods"—Indictment Based on General Principles of Froebel-Pestalozzi School—Absence of Right Thought on Education—Reformers Insist on Training of the Mind in Contradistinction to Acquiring Knack of Deceiving Examiners—Training of Teachers in Science of Education—Memory Now Crammed at Expense of Mind, Morals, and Physique—Test : How has Education Kitted Youth to Spend his Leisure?—Three Periods of Educational Thought: The Greek; that of Dark Ages; the Modern—Montaigne Quoted—Commenius—Locke—Rousseau—Froebel—Pestalozzi—Dangers to Race of Over-pressure—Scheme for a Play-Ground—Two Examples of Breakdown Cited, a Boy and a Girl who Became Insane 1