The Elements of Mammalogy

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William Ruschenberger

The Elements of Mammalogy is one of seven in a Series of First Books of Natural History Prepared for the Use of Schools and Colleges. This s…

On the Future of Our Educational Institutions (Version 2)

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Friedrich Nietzsche

These are lectures on the education system of Nietzsche's day. He states that "This book is intended for calm readers, for those who ha…

The Chronicles of America Volume 09 - Colonial Folkways

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Charles Mclean Andrews and Charles Morris

This work according to the subtitle is "a chronicle of American life in the reign of the Georges." It describes land, locales, hou…

Institutio Oratoria (On the Education of an Orator), volume 2

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Marcus Fabius Quintilianus

Marcus Fabius Quintilianus was of Spanish origin, being born about 35 A.D. at Calagurris. At Rome he met with great success as a teacher and…

The Moral Obligation to be Intelligent and Other Essays

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John Erskine

In different ways the four essays set forth one theme—the moral use to which intelligence might be put, in rendering our admirations and our…

The Elements of Conchology

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William Ruschenberger

The fifth of the Series of First Books of Natural History, embraces that branch of our subject which treats of the Mollusca, or soft animals…

Genetic Studies of Genius, Volume 1: Mental and Physical Traits of a Thousand G…

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Lewis Terman

It should go without saying that a nation's resources of intellectual talent are among the most precious it will ever have. The study of the…

The Arte or Crafte of Rhethoryke

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Leonard Cox

This text is a reprint of the first English-language book on rhetoric, including an introduction and notes from Frederic Ives Carpenter of t…

Rousseau and Education According to Nature

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Thomas Davidson

In my Volume on Aristotle in this series, I tried to give an account of ancient, classical, and social Education; in the present volume I ha…

A Plea for Ragged Schools; or, Prevention Better than Cure

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Thomas Guthrie

The Reverend Thomas Guthrie was first introduced to the idea of ragged schools in 1841, while acting as the Parish Minister of St. John's Ch…

The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness

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Florence Hartley


Pioneer Work in Opening the Medical Profession to Women

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Elizabeth Blackwell

A fascinating account of the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States. She writes of her struggles in being accepted to …

The Seven Laws of Teaching

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John Milton Gregory

If we analyze carefully a full and perfect act of teaching, we shall find it involves seven distinct elements, or parties and parts—two acto…

A New England Girlhood, Outlined from Memory (Version 2)

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Lucy Larcom

What was growing up like for a seaside country girl in 1800’s New England -- her expectations, occupations, education, and opportunities? Wh…

Annual Reports to the Massachusetts Board of Education

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Horace Mann

Horace Mann is called The Father of the Common School and was one of the first progressive thinkers on education in the United States. His A…

A Select Collection of Valuable and Curious Arts and Interesting Experiments

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This collection of projects and experiments was submitted by Rufus Tuttle, following an Act of Congress promoting education and learning. Th…

Education CD 01-08 By Ellen G White Read By Eric Martin (1411-44)

Education CD 01-08 By Ellen G White Read By Eric Martin (1411-44)

Who will Pick up Elijah's Mantle?

Justus Musinguzi

The Church is facing a very serious crisis. This crisis is best demonstrated by the pictures of the best performing students in this country…

Shakespeare - Othello In Offaly

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Othello In Offaly -   From 6 January 2008 Four Episodes RTÉ Radio 1   Alan Stanford explores Shakespeare's text with studen…

H.M.I.: Some Passages in the Life of One of H.M. Inspectors of Schools

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Edmund Mackenzie Sneyd-Kinnersley

Sneyd-Kinnersley was an Inspector of Schools in a period when regulations were rapidly changing and access to free public education was expa…

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