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1896.





CAT ALOGUE

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1Rbobe 路rrsianb 1Aonnal School

PROV ID EN CE.

1896.

PRO V I O ENC E:

E. L. F ree nHtn & So ns, Prilll e r s t o th e St:at e.


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By the act of the General Assembly, passed March 14, 1871, the Rhode Island Normal School was placed "under the management of the State Board of Education and the Commissioner of Public Schools as a Board of Trustees."


Board of Trustees.

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I'HAXK E. Tl! O.\II'~ON

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'1"11 0.\ I AS B . STOCK\\"EL I", Commissioner of P ublic Schools and Secretary of B oard of Tr ustees.

Board of Examiners.

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C \T.\LOGCE .\)\D CIHCC L.:\H OF T HE

Board of Instru ction .

\\~JLLIA)I E. \\"IJ.SO?\, A. )1. , PHI~ C' Il'AJ,, P8yc!tol1Jff.fl, PedagO[Jy .

.\LE:\.\:\DEH BEY AN, .\. ~l. .

Pltysirs, Chtmif>try, Arithmetic. SAl U II ~ l AHBLE, Liw路atu,.e. Jfinemlogy. Hhetoric, .lletlwds in R eading.

CII AHLOTTE E . DElliNG,

Geography, Jfethocls in Geofjl'(tphy, Geoll)gy, A.~tronomy, Primary .Methods. llE H'l'll.\ B.\ SS, A. ~ l. . lfistory,

Cidcs, Latin.

E .\llL\ E. BHOIV N, A . .\L ,

A lgebm, Geomet~路y, Calist!teniC!J ISEZ L. \HII PI'LE,

Botm1y, 7.tJ0!0{Jy, P hysiolf)gy. ~lABE L

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!leading, English Lnngunge.

ALil:\A:\DEH II . SE .\ \'E ilN S, 1JI 路t~10ilt!J.

El lOH \ P . H GSSE I.L , . Jf ,t.<tic.


Jli!ODE JS L\:-.;1) XOIDL\L :-iC /1 001..

C:L.IJU E. ClUJ(:. Tmclw路 in J'minhi[! School.

EDJTll GOODYK\H . 'l'eaclier in Trrdninr;School. ,\lAil Y B. CO\\' A::\.

PIIEBE \r !LilUl. ll:ruller in School vf

Obur~路otirm.

'Jfaclur in &!tool of Ob.~e1'1'Hfirm.


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Students.

ADVANCED COURSE.

SEN IOR CLASS. Umduated. J une 19, /S.?G . P. 0.

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(\uly, Fl or ence . Crumley , Emma :Jln.y...

Crumley , ~ ellie.

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.BrnggYillo, )lnss.

Bra!!;g, A(la B ertha.....

.37 \\" eyhosset St., ProYidence. . .J... ons1ble . . .Lons<lnle.

Cmmi 11gham, .) on.nna. Gertrude. . . .

Fi ei<l , Jose phine '.r aylor. Fry, E s th er Chnponc..

H ine,.;, :ll<HY Elizabeth.. K em p, L ewt Frnnldin lG ng, .Ju \rinsl ow .. Knowles, Lilli nu Eth el.

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..L i ttl e Compton. .Enst Grec nwi('h.

. .. Oitk Lawn. ... Box 427, ·w ,.,-ren. Box 1-W, Eru;t Gree nwieh.

. .. B ox 115, Pt. Judith.

.Ynll ey Fnlls. L ei g h on, Etta. Y c roniC'a. L eonanl , ".:\Ia.ry Emma ... 30 rrhompson St. , F all HiYer, ::\In~s.

".:\Iac:clonnhl , .Josephin e.. :IItCotter, Eliz<theth Hankiu.. :Jlc:l\_enna , lla ry :Jl argnret... Owen, B ertha. Ali ce . P e(·k , .A~nni e }[a.yd en...

Phillips, J\Iarion Edna.... lhthhnn , Bessie Brownell.. H ose, Ali ce ~Iah c l. . Stnhh:-;, -Li\li;ul l [cig... \ l.aite, Uert rncl e Stephens. \\",w<l. :ILuy Ell en....

. 23 Common 8t., ProYidenco. . . J_,ot k B ox 122, Bristol. . . . H.i,·er P olnt . . En Ht G-reen,Yic:h . . . En:-;t ProYid cnce

.l{i,·er Point .CentreYille . .. K i ngston .Anthony . \\"n rron . ... Box 217, ·1\.ancn


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\rjJ<:ox , X olli e ( \ tso ........ ... 188 l\Ieeting Ht., Pro,·i(lonce.

J UN IOR. CLASS A.

Allan , H obina Bu ch,tna n. . B n.ker, Su san ]:,;ani se.

.B:l Hanel St., Uentml Falls. . .. IlortonYille, )la ss.

Barber, Ph ebe .A m old. . ........ L akmmotl. ]3ourne, C:mee .Ella .. .... ... . .............. Hu mfonl. Bre nnan, C+ertrncl e Theresa ... ... . 20 H ope St., "~oonso('k et. Burk e, Lucinda )by.. . .. ............. Drowll\ ill e. Bnrte, 1\Ia rcia Estell a .......................... D ro"·nyi[le. Connolly, Catherine L oretta. . . . . .. Ashton. Crand all , Albert Baheoek.. . .... Box 234, Asha way. D enn ey, Anni e )Iarie Cec·ilia. . .47 Trask St., P nn·idonee. Fi sher, Edith Cam ero n. 121 Blackstone St. , 1\'oonsocket. Fl.tnngan, l\Iargaret Al oysins .. 33 Brady St .. F all H iYer, Mass. Freneh, ::\Inri tlll L esli e. . ... . Korth Attl e bo ro , nli-1SS. Ci·oocl\\' in, Or:t Emily. . .. . 1-'i ske Yill o. H anley, Annie El i :~.nhcth ........... 85 Dyer A,·e., J ohnston. H odge, i\Inry E mi ly ........ 73 Matthewson St., ProYicl ence . .Janes, Florence Cont. . .... ....... \\'est )Iansfielcl, 1\1a8'. Jani s, .Je nni e }[iltlred. . ... X orth Attl eboro, Mass. Johnson , l\Iary E1·e lyn . . ...... Box 123, CentreYill e. 1\.ir\\'en, Snrnh Elizabeth. Lapham, Amy Anna............ . .

. . . .'\\"nrre n. . . . )Iend on, hlM;s.

Lillibridge, El eanor l\Lly .... H ehronl'ill e . 1\Ja'". Matteson , Alice Bell e ............. ... ..... ... ... D a l'i s,·ill c. 1\Ic-Eiinn. Elizaheth Cecilia .......... , .......... Centre l'ill e. :\Ic-Gralh, .J nlia Angela .. 30 Thompso n St., Fall Hi Ycr, )Jnss. ~J ill s, Th crosn l\l inni e .. . 2G4 'l'oc:kwotton ~t. , Pro,·i(len c-e. Perry, Ada 1\[ahe l. . Di ghton, ;\[ass. Phillips, :Mary D enn. . .. .46 Governor St. , P ro,·idencc. Qnirk, l\Ltry Yo ronica. . .......... . B ox 241, '\rnrren. Bay, Elll ll lH r. . mli:--:e.. . . . Box 445, J~nst P ro\· id enc-<~. B ohi n:--:o n. A li c·o ~Inn<l. . ... . 32 Gilmore St., ProYi(lence. S herm a n, F nnni e ] re ne. . ........ . Porhim onth. Sm ith , )[nry Ag·ncs .......... 8 J\Ionnment Sq., '\\'oo nsoc· ket.


fl"·epncy, :Katharine [ sa helle .. ,;4 Holman Bt., .~ttlehoro, )fass. . Olncy,·ill c . Thornton , H<dlie Eleanor.. . . All enton . Tnlly , Annie Loni ~(' .. \r e~t IGngl':i ton. :36, ox .B \\'ilher, Sarah "Jlahcl .. . .01H ey,·ill c. \rinsor, El eanor .Jnck:-;otl ... . .. Box :N, ContrcY ille . 1\'oo<l , Hertha )[ny .. :3HG, Bd Hto l. llox ... . \rootl, E cl na )[ay. . .. Hox a, B riotol. \\'ood, J\.n tc JJonisc ...

JU NIOR CLASS B .

. . . rr elegnun Oni.ce, ProY id e ncc. Bnhlwin, Hose )!arion .. . .:llanofi ehl, )laso. J3arnnnl , )lnr.r (-haec .. .Alhion. Brown , Annie Elixa . . St. , Pro,·ide nce. Can 8 . Brown, B ertha ).farla .... . .. 287 Oauo St. , Provillenco. ( \l\d er, .JHlia )largnerito .. Conic)·, l~ atlwrlnc .Lrene . . .2:36 ::\o. ::\Jain fit. , Woonsocket. Cmi\\'ay, )lary Katharine .. . .. 178 Arnold St. , '\'oonsockct . . . . Hi,·eroide. Doc-we, Borth a l moge no .. . . 267 Centml St., Cen!r:1l V:tll s . D onnell y, (haec L oretta. . . .. 230 Chtno St., Pro,·i<l oneo. D"·yer , .J nli a .Al o.vfo:iia . . .. . .. ~ orth Attl e bow, ::\In so. Fi sher, fln sie ilhy. .::\orth Attl ehom, )Jnoo. F ollett, H elen Stanley .. ox isa, Bl:tckstonc, :\La". B . Oil\ era n, :llary H elena. . .. :llanofield , )!a so. H <Hlges, E mma \ril\ nu .. . .Hnmt'onl . H okam;on , Ennn;t. .Alid:t .. . Attie hom, )lHss. South . . 1\.ell ey, Clara Enl m<t.. . .Ertst Pn)Y id on<:e. Ki rby, )Jmy Elizabeth .. . .. E rtHt P nn·iden('e . Meeg;l n, -:\lary \rinifre<l ... . . Bl oom fi eld , Fla. .. . )Jemle nh:tll , 'Eiht )J:tri e .. . .. ]~a~t :P n),·icl once. O'L eary , Elyllo H e11tlri C'ken .. . .. )[i ,ldl eto\\' n. Peekham , Elizabeth Aru oli a. . .Oln cy,·ill e. Pierce, CassctJHlra )J cty. 41:, Bri<lgcto n. .Box . Hi ley , .\hhie C: ertrud e. J_lolu·;dalc. .J, Box k .J~oc .. . Hy:w, J~ll e 11 ... Hyan, Plore11te Bnthorln.. JHl .... . .17 Ocean St. , Pnwid enco. 100 H igh St., W esterl y. StillnHW, .Jane D e\' oil .. .Box 2!,-t, Oln c.V\' illc. ·wild er, Eli za \\' eskott ..


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COURSE PREPARATORY FOR CITY TRAINING SCHOOLS. CLASS A.

( Prrrtirtl Unu·sc- ln rttlendnnce d1rrinf! F'l(ll 'l i.Jrm.)

Hail e,·. Hertha f->IHt\1·. . .. >iG \\'oo<l f->t .. :Provi<lenee. Hall , 'Eth el (: c ll e,·ie,·e ........ -!21 P otter's A ,·e., Pm,·i<l enec. Btu·liug·< llll e, .Je nni e L ·miso ...... 113 Broadway, Prodlleneo. BurHs, ..-\_nna Loni~e. . .... 36 Franklin AYe., Pro,·id onee. Cohh, C encm Atk ins ............ 334 Slllith St., l'ro,·i<lenee. Coffey, .Jen nie rr ercsa. . ........ 67 B ergen 8t., Pn)Yid e nce. Colto11, :ILuga ret 1Iadeline ....... 4 En rope S t., ProYi<lenee. Everett, Fl orence L oui se ...... 184 Pl easant f->t. , P ro,· i<l cnee. Freem an , ::\Ia.rtha All en ........ 39 Bridgha m 8t., Pnn·ide nte. H alliwell, Catherine Ann :.\Ltria .. 10>) Sh el<lon St., Pro,·i<lcnce. Haran, ~ [ nry 'l'h cre~n . . .. 1.5 Alton St. , ProYiden<:e. Hay<len, D elht :lhrie .......... 10 Congdon St., Pro,·id enee . .for<la11 , :IInhel Em.. . ....... :3 Flore nce St., Pro,·i<lenee. K ell y, j\Ltry Teresa Bra<lslHt\\ ..... 20 Ol11 ey St., ProvideiH·e. Ken, Eli"'tbeth H onck. . .. 35 Fmn eis St., Pro,·id ence. J\l nny~1JJ , A(lnh J..1oni:-;o .. 283 ::\Iassat husetts Ave., Proviclento. Oli,·cr, l ·' lorente J:-Innnah Clark .. Hear 41 L an,g·clon St. , P·rov. Pi erce, Enid :lin he I ............... 68 Oln ey St., Pnl\'idenee. Pntl'cr, E <lythe K <ttrina Stanton .. Ul H olden f-;t., Prm·i<lenee. Sn1ith , ::\lnrg<tret C: ertrud e. . . ....... . ... ) ! anton. ~nllin.111 , )largaret Ell en ...... 100 Prairi e _\. ,·e., P ro,·idence. rraylo r, )[~1 y Amelict. ............. :~8 1 Pin e St. , Pn)\·i,l en{'o. Trim hie, ~ [ ary .\.lphonsa ........ 1148 Broatl St., Pro,·i<lcnee. 1\' alker, B ertha Hanna h .......... 2G J_,nnm St .. ProY itknee. \\'heeler, .\.d elaid o Aik en :~OG Puhli e St., .ProYi<l en<"e.

CLA SS B . (ln atlendwlCe tltrou.?h t!te ,1/Crt l'. )

Allen , .\ lito Chapnlctll ............ 5G \\~oo1l f:;t., Proddenee. 13annon, :\hHg-;lrot Ell en .... H~S Uomnw(l orc l::;t., ·pn)Yid onte.


C.\T.\I.OGl.E .\~J) ('IBC'CL.\H OF TilE

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.10 s ,,J ishnry 1-lt., P n"·itlencc. Blaney, ::\hhel hmise .. .12 rrohoy St. , P n)\-i(l e nco. Bowen , Alice L lJHll ey. . .. .420 R nnis .:-\.xe., Pro,·i(l e nce. Urnne, )Iary. .12 \rcbstor ~t. , P n)\·id ence. D em1_,., Cntherine Ann.... .466 B rnn<·h AYe., ProY i(l e nco. D nnne, l\ [nry .Jane. . 373 f:>ay les St., Pnl\·icl e nco. F eeley, Eliz:cboth J\Luy.. . ... 330 Orms St., ProYid enco. l?itch, )_[nrtha H el1ocen. .59 Connnon Rt., P ro ,·i(l e nco. Foster, .\ gncs .Amlrews.. ... 53 Yi neyanl f:>t., P roY i<l ence. H all , ·Matti e D exter. H alliwell , ilia ry C:ermnine... .10.5 Shc!tlon f:>t., P ro,· iclml\·e. lfnmllton , G n:H'e ) Lug-arct.. . ... 138 P o int f:it., Pro,-i(l onee. . .. 33 ~\" oo<l St., Pro,·i,l e nce. H <lznnl , .Holen C:rnce .. . .. 276 S mith f:>t., P ro,·i,l ence. H enley, S tella Bernnnline.. .... llJ Tobey I'lL, P ro,· iclence. H ealy, ::\Lngnret. ilicCallroy, ;\bry Eliznheth ..... 95 Cbntholm St., ProY i<l ence. ::\IcC:ra th, K atherine .Josephi ne . . 16 H arold 1-lt., P n l\·itl ence. . 27 Arthur A,·e., ProY ide nte. ::\I cQn irk, .Ja ne E liza beth . . . .. 1Jo ns clnl e. M el{on nn. , A nna I-'orctto.. .39 B aker 1h e., P ro,·i<l e nce . ::\I t K enna, i\Inry Elizabeth.. . 52t :\ichols St., P ro ,·itl encc. Moran, }[a ry L oretta.. . .... 868 Bi ,·er f:> t., Prmi tl e nce. J\Ioss, El la . . :\owell , ::\Ian tle .Jnl iette . . . .... 7 " 'nshhnrn f:>t. , Pro,·i<l encc. . .. . 200 O'Co lllw ll l'lt., P ro,·i<l c nce. O'Bri en, :\ ell ie. . . ... (i9 B arn es St. , Pn)\'i(le nc-e. B ic·e, \ Yluifrod Merto n . .. . . . 100 P ra iri e A,·e., ProY i(l Cilte. S ul\lYnn . Teresa Ag nes. . 217 Fri e nd ~hip St. , Pro,·idonc-e. Swan, ]?a nn ie \\"h ~n ton . . . . .. .519 At"·ell's A,·e., P ro,·id e nce. ~\'nlker, lhthel E,·elyn. . . .4 En ro pe St., Pro,·itl ence. \\' h itc . ~In he! H elene.. .

CL ASS C. ( h'ntered, F ebruary 5, JS[JC. )

Cus hman , Em ely \\' illictm s . . 1 4 1 Chester AY e ., 'P ro Yid onc-o . D onahue, J Jo n ise Fl o re nce .. ... .. 8 B ogm ;-tn 8t., P ro Yid onco. . 72 Li sbon St., l?ro,·id eJt eO. l{an le_,., ::\J nry Ann a .. .69 Carpe nter St., P rov. ::\Ic{ 'ormae k, Cath eri ne E lizahetb. .fi27 C hnrl os St. , P roY i(l OilC'O. ) [ nr phy, r_r he rosn :1\I nri e. .


HII ODE IHLASD SOJUUL HC II OOL. XA\1~:.

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Pnrkis, Elizabeth }' ran(·es .. 39 Charles Fi eld St., Pnl\·idenee. B ya n, Marg-aret )Jar; .... . ...... 147 Angel l St., Pro,·id enee. f::;weot, Sarah Loni Ho . ..... . . . 177 Bridgham St., ProYidence.

ELEMENTARY COURSE. FOURTH TERM CLASS.

Ag·new, Anni e Elizabeth . . ......................... Phenix. Apes, Lilli as :.Vay .......... ... . ................. Anth ony . Bates, Etlith Ellen .................. . ....... Box 53, H ope. Campbell , )Ia ry Agnes . .... ... Box 128, L onsdale. Ca rter, 8arah H attie..... ....... ................ L onsdal e. Cra ig, )Iary J[nnloch. . ........ Box 188, Ri,·er Poi1 .t. Ham.;e11 , Sigri o(l ::\[a i<l. ........ 180 Congdo11 St. , Pro,·idonce. MacD ona ld, E stella Christiana. . .. Schnhe nacacli e, X. 8. McYe ig-1• , :.Varg:tret )Im-y .......... . ............. Lonsdale. J\lill er, Hoxana Edith. . . Box l 6i, Moosup, Conn. Pi erce, Nelli e Hanel.. . ...... \\"ilm ot F lnt, X. H. Smith , P c:ul Edna.. . .................. . Georg in.Y]J! o. Stirling, 1\larcella Dnnwoocl ie .36 H unter St. , F ll ll Hi1·er, ::\Ia"'. Sw ee tl :t~lll , Emma Aug·usta . ......... ~orth Attleboro, )[ass. \l"alk er, Lilli an R eed. . ....... . ....... Rnmfonl. " "hipp ie, Carrie )hhel. ..... X ntick .

THIRD TERM CLASS.

Bla cknJHr, H elen Orill:> ........................ :.Va pl eYill c. Cha se, Florenec Etta .... 126 D anforth St., Fa ll Bi,·er, :.Vass. Dillon, E ll en Frances.. . ............... H orton,·ill e, Mass. ·Fry, El oa JJ Or J::ldrid g·e.. .East Creonwich. Gonld , Lilian Uortrnd o ...... .427 Cn1 nston St., Pro ,·id enco. H:-lml Jiy , Ed na )!n dn... rriYerton. L atham, )[ary Etl•el. . .. .... .. H ope. l\lt lConna , :renJ1i o Fran ces . .... . . 39 Bak er AYe., Pro,·icl entc. Na sn n, Clara .Je nni e ...... .. .................. . :Xaso nYill o.


]f)

('.\T.\LOGL"J:: .\:->D Clll<TL.\H OF Till-:

.\pp owlng. P ntnnlll. ~\lie (' (h•rtnHle.. ... \l" nsh in gto n. H atlli>tlll. A<ln :\J et<• lin . . \\":1shing:ton. Hnthlmn, .\illl <l HaL-hl•l.. . . .\\.ashin ,!.!,'lnn. Halhlmu, L Pll:l .\ <h•lla Fr:UH'OS.. .... D:l,·isYille . ~hippee, J Jy1li:l .\nn . .. D:2 ProspC'd St. , P ro,·i<l enc-c . ~ onthw i l·k, ElizalH•th.. S utlH•rl;uul, )latlie E <hntnl 1:10 East (-h•org-f' S t., Pnn·i<l e nt<'. . .. S o nth f·kit"nott<•. \\"i _!.dJtmnn , I·:ttie EIIJO!..!,'l'IIC'..

SECOND TERn CL ASS .

. \rn ol<l. A<la LP<> .. B e nnett , Eth<>l Foster. Bli n :.'ll, .-\n nil' }'mnco~-. J3ra,·ton, . \ll lel ia I JO nisa .. C\n ~·ol l, Cntharin e Can1illins . . ('1)hen, Etbt Esther. ( ,nnni n .~· ha11 1, ) far_,. J.Jor<:>tta .. D eBlo is, :IInr.r Elizahe th .. E <l<ly, ?II ary Em111a ..

. . . Fosll'l" C'P1 1tn•. . .. Foste r ('entre.

. ... \ \":tsh i ng:toll. . :.\Ioosnp Yall ey. . ... B ox 1:2i , P h e nix . . 12 .Jenekes f:it. , Pro ,·icl e n('e. . .... H iY o r P oint. ."'\\'"an,·i<"k.

. .. North Se itnnte. . Enst (-: roo nwie h. E~sex, H.aHie l\ Lay .. Fn11 Hi Yer, i\Inss. St., Glohc 1238 .. . .Janette. (+al e, Ali<·e .'l 'jn:-rtOJI . (: ea r, :.\[ ntha i\lal'. . .... Hi ,·e r P oin t. nreene, ·l\_[ahel (-:~rtrmle ... S c-it uate. h Nort 38, ox B .... H opkins, Snsi e :IJahel . .. -c ast C: recn wi c-h. l-l nnt, ('ani c L a,·inia .. . ... B ox G!lH, East P n)\" i<l eneo . K ilroy, :roan L ittl efic\,1. . . . ... . .. S out h f:i(' itnnte. K in.g-, B ertha F loren('e. . .. Hi,·er P oi nt. :.\k~ nlty , H ose ~ l ary J_,oretta.. ~Ioriar t.' ·, Cath erine J-'ranc·es .. . 29 Oa k H ill A Ye., l'a wt nc· ket. . ~nti e k . ~ ic·ho l s, I':! len :.\Ia n<le. . .. B ox l H, l?nstong. P re~ hrey , Belle Loni~e.. .... . .. \\·est U\ o('ester. Bey nol<ls, l ,uey li:sther. .122 F o un tnin S t., Pro ,·id ('J H·e . Sie,·crts, An ni e )Lu·ie . . S weet, l-'lo ren<-(' S ophia .

. . ...... Ph e n ix.

\\~est,

. ~or tl >

J·:m ' \n\1(1<' . .. \\' hi pplc, L ollic E ileen . \r hi tc, HPrtha O lney . . ..... . .. .. .. B ox .\\.h-itc. _b yeJyn Ang-u:-:ta . .

:)!,:2 ,

S eitnntc. . . . C'e ntrodnl c. Pnt"l l<lnl , C'o nn . . ...... T:nl,iln.


BIIODE rs LA.\'D .\'OIL\L.\L SCIIOOL.

17

FIRST TERri CLASS. );\lit:.

Al llri('h , )l;H.\' .J aJJO. . ...... Box :2iJ;), '\\"ooJU·iOC'kct. D rown, l<h. )[n.r. . ............. _... (i-recrn·ille. Brown, )[ny }fortcnse ........... 8 Can Court, Provi<lcnc:e. Uarpellter, c:raL·e ' 'irginia.. . .. Box :32, Ffillsgro\·e. Cole, C\,wei e Elimhoth........ . . . . 8ontl1 H"itnatc. (hiflitJ , Loretta )Jabel ......... . . ......... Enst (heenwic:h. J-Iill , S;-uah rr'eressa............. . ..... Foster Centre. ~[an c hostor, Lizzi e Uray. . .......... Tin)lton. lllott, Ethel c: crtnulc. . ... Hlo"k hi and. Pi cn·e, Laura ) !a} . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hocklan<l. Pi orec, I'""·'· Anl olia ......... ................... Hoeklnnd. Shennan , Jsahel Frnn res .................... Xorth Foster. Sisson, )[ay £nton ........ ~. '275 " 'ashi ngton f1t., Pro\·idenc('. Spink, \\'alter E,·crett. . ............... Qnirlni!'k. '\\"j] ('ox, Eth el Simmons. . .... Ti,·erton Four Corner:-;. 1\"oo<l, C:cnem Eotolle.. . .......... . Hox 1m, Hoekland.

SUMMARY.

Henior (']a:-;s. .fnni or Cia:-;:-; .\. . .f unior ('lao; B. City 'l'r;tining ('lnss A . C i t~r Tm inillQ.' Clnss B Cit), Train in~· Class(' fi1on rth rr enn Class. Th ird rf_'ernt (.'l;lSS ~e(·otHl Term ( 'l<lSS. l~irst T <:>nll C'ln:-;:-;,

:2G H

'27 :2.5 :~o

16 17 28

16

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HIIODE 1:-iL.\SD SOIDL\L

~C'IIOOL.

l!l

Rhode Island Normal School. BENEFIT AND WATERMAN STS., PROVIDENCE.

TH E PURPOSE OF THE SC HOOL. T he· h<.:hool is maintnined for the sped tic purpose of C'dtH:ating and training lC<H:hcrs f01· the schools of the state.

T hC' need of cdnc-:ltcd <lll(\ trained tE'<l<-hers has come io b<' fell in many \'nht(• of ndequate spec-ial prepnnlliou for this importlllll publi(· sen-i('(• is coming to be nppreciatcd. In out· O\\ n state public ~C i ttinwnt in this rcgnrd h<ls nch·ancccl substnntinlly within a few years.

quarters, and th<>

T he demand for grndu~ttcs of the sdwol i8 beyond the nbilit.'' to supply them. 'l' hcy nrc sought for outside of the state as well as within it, and the demand fo r their services is increasing every year. Th e stltool, then· fore, secJ.;s to attract to the te:lthing profession young men and young women who arc ad:lptcd to iL by nature and gen{'l'al !-.dJOlnr:-ldp, and ofl'('rs them the opportunity and means of thoroughly qualifying tlH: IlH·elves for the sen·icc of teaching. Graduates of high sthools who haYe atlnined good ~tanding for character and scholarship 11re invited tO C'nter the Xormnl School and prepare themselves by a course of professional study and tmining for a c:1recr of great useful ness in the work of education.

.\. ::-ingle year's work in the school

will enable such students to mnke a test of their adaptation tO teaching 1\S a calling, and will gh·e them a training in the Sci('n<:c and an of education which s ho u ld be invaluable, even if they sbould sec cause for turning to some ot lt <' l' li fe's work.

T hey should not come, however, exp(•cting to fu lly equi p themselves for teach ing in a ye<l r or to lind t he wo r k light and T he work of t.he advanced cou rse requi res the st rengt h and d isci pline w hich !l hi g h S(; hool co m sc is designed to develop , and it in tlll'n is

easy.

d esigned to develo p new powe r nnd self-dependence.

T he mnjNity who


r tl tht ~ehonl in the pa~t few )·ears lnwc been hi~h ~chool

h.IW c-radmtll~.

, 'l\adu·1·~ who lim! thrm~('} ve~ PO!'Scssed o f cer tain gifls for tl·aehi ng, hut re, 11ize JH'('d of full(·r preparation. may fjnd t he opp~>rtunit~- and help tlwy dc-.irl' her('. Th ('y will tlnd in tlle school those who ha,·c had <·on!iid(•rahlr <.'~pericnce in ((•aching, Young peo p le wh o have not the opportunity of high ,;('honl educntion and w h o ha ve d ecid ed to prepare fOI· !<·aching, if tlH'y hnn- attninrd the requis ite rna Ltu·iLy a nd scholar,.;hip, a re inYitcd to ent('r the <'l<•mcJltary course. Amon g th ose w ho have co me from YariOII!' pnrb of the l-'tntc in t im es pnsl with o nl y a n cl(•ntentary c·ducation ami hnH ,g-one through the w h ole co urse . arc many of the most e:ffidcnt tc·aclu.-r,.; of the J-;tatc and som e of th e most worthy men a nd women now filling othrr important places in life.

It ir. of the utmo!it import:mce that i he r e IJe sec ured fo r the !iChool as !'.tud(•nts )'Oung nwn nnd young women w ho posse~s t he hea lth, the talent and the chnmrter-tlH' energy and t he am b itio n as we ll -requisite in the capable teadl('r.

Jt can '!' here nrc ind ispcn!:>iblc endowments and acquisitions o f early life whi c h those who will be !'iUCC'<·ssful in a C'OIIl'SC' of prepa ration for teac hin g mu st hring with them to the Xormal School. The school cnnnot c retlte ta le n t for teaching.

only (lcvclop and 1rain that which its st ude nt s possess.

T he Xormal Hchool is not n hi g h school nor a coll ege , but a n inst itu tion h:1ving a s pecific function, nmn el _r , th e preparati on o f teac he rs for their l n accomplishing t hi s, ho weve r, it mu s t secure in its st ud ents

work.

broad, llCCmatc, and thorough sc hola rship . wh ic h is the esse ntia l hasis of profe!:'sional traming for any ca lling , es peciall y for t(_·ac hi ng. An important C'lc•ment in t he edu cat ion of th e te;\eh c r is th e eult iva tion of the charactcri ~tic hab its a nd ab ili ties o f t he s u ccess fu l student

T hroughout her course of pre pa ra t ion th e normal st ucl c nL need s to be pur:)u ing ene rgetically s u bMa ntial su bj ects fo1· he r o wn d e velop ment nnd Th e X ormal Schoo l mu st cu Jti,·a te a lin' l.r int e rest in study a nd in\·csiigation and nn ent h usiasm for learning which only the d go rous purl-iui t of wo rt hy subjec ts ca n e nge nde r cultu re.

T hC' co urses of study , the n , mu st be ri c h in maw rial a nd s uit ed to chal lenge effor t and nouri sh interest , as well a s furn ish pro fess ional inst ru ct ion .

I t will L<' obsC' rved in the outline o( Lhc courses foll o win g , tha1

su hsta ntial acqui siti ons in sc ience, liLc rntu rc, hi s to ry. and a rL a rc prov id ed for.

T hroug hout each of 1hc co urses t h e s tud e nt pur.':! uc:s for c ultu re :111cl


HI/ODE ISL\XD XOIDL\L H('IIOOL.

~1

discipline subjc<·ts that require for their mastery Hlt(·rHh·<· ob<;(·n·ation, patient research, and strong thinking. T he pmposc of the school, of course, d<:tcnnines what the thi<:f !<uhj<•ets to be studied !<hnll be. T hey must be those whieh \\·ill re\·cal the ends and means and methods of cduc;ttion and put the student. in poss<•ssion of ability to direct aright the process of learning in otlrer·s. ll lathcmatiC's, pl1ysie11l science, biology, psychology, history, litcntture, art. langtragecach of these dcparlmcnts fumishc·s its appropriate rnatcr'i.al to the student of education But for the ends of the Xormat School. more dcperHis upon the aims nne! attitude of the student and of the teacher than upon the subject studied. On the part of the student. the subject is pursued not rnerely that it nwy be leam<•d but that it may be ~o understood and appreciated that it rnay be made usc of for the teacher's purposes. :Xot mcrcl.r th<: student's, but also the teacher's knowledge of subjects b to be nnained On thL' teaclJer's part, !he suhjects pmsued by the student constitut(• th(· bnsis for training in methods of study nod of teaching and the opportunity for culti\·nting the habits and infusing the spi rit of the teach(·r.


( .\T_\J.OCil"E

.\~D

CIHCTL.\H OF T ilE

COURSES. Thref'

cour~c·~

are pro,·ided to furnis h the instrudion <llHI training

nt·eded by the s<'VI'ntl {"]ns;;es of students who arc admit.tcd to the s{"hool. The suhjt•<·t;; emhr:H·<·d in the S('\·c ral cour:-.es nrc only inditatt•d here in thc·ir ordl'r and n•lation. I.

'l'h e work is out lined by de pa r tments furthrr on.

THE ADVANCED NORnAL TRA I N ING COURSE .

Finl T•r/11 ./•tlliflr IJ. Pedat.:og-y Illtro!lUI·tory {'OUl':"!' ....... ::J \lt'thods of lnstruct.ion. Primary Hendint.:. 10 weeks I_ 1· Eng-lbh. HI week~ Xumher. Ct!'., 10 weeks1 I Arithme til'. IOWCI;'k'i Pcnman~hip .. Biolog-y- \'etehratcs and :'tl a n . Draw ing- ..

l'~ycholo,!!y

Adqmccd Course \l cthorl"-Of ln"-trur·tion.

Dmwing- .. Practil-c. half days. 10 \\'CCk"- .. Literature and Hearlin~ .. l'hpics ......... Astronomy .. ~d <ltml'lcr. l::.t (Jtmrt£> r .

. 4

Su'l!!il{ Tu·m

Jrtni"' .I

Pedag-o!!y ..................... . )l et hods of In struction. (;eogmphy, 10 weeks .. '· 8in._:-ing. 10 weeks Physical Trainin,!!. 10 weeks\ Prac tice in Tr,tinln~ 5chool. hnlf day$. flweek!> ...

.\cl\·anccd Cour.;c. Pcdn~ogy :'tl ethods o f lnsu·uc tion. ElemcntHry Science . .. Practic('. half dars. 10 weeks .. Literature .. .. (;('olo~y .. :'tlineralo,!!y.. ~d (~u:trt e r. 1st (~uan e r.

This '·ou r..;c is dc . . igncd to be distincth·ely a uormal training com--e om! a ims tn furni~h as cxccll('nl and thorough prepamtion for teaching as be ...,ecun•d in any "ehool.

(')\II

In order that th is may be cnrricd into dl'ect it

is necessary that th ose who unde rtake the course be fully pre pan_•(\. preparation requisite indudes: I.

~ulliticnt health and matu r ity o f body an d mind.

2.

Good and st rong moral c haracter.

Th e

An ear nest, a nd in telligent pur-

po1.c and some develo pm<'nt of t he sp irit of the tcatlter. 8.

f> rofi<:icnt elementa ry !)C holarship.

-1.

.\ good high school cou rse o r its equ ivalent \\' Cll and fu lly mn stc recl.


HIIODE 1!-'L.\SD XOIDL\L SCHOOL.

2:J

Thos(• who have comp!Ned the ele:mcntary course with appro,·aJ art' pre.·pared to undertake this <:our...;c To make sure that the• elementary scholarship of those who take this cour:-c is not dcfN·ti,·c, all stuci(·nts arc examined in En~lish, including reading, corn position and gnunmar, history of the Cnited States, gtography, and arithmetic. ln this examination the objcn is to ascertain the ~tudcnt's substantial. e,·cry-day ability and knowledge. not what ean b(· shown as the result of" .studying up.'' T he student should he prc•pan•d for such a test upon applying fo r admission to the Junior· Class. GnHiw1trs of high s(·hools whose elementary scholarship is irl:ld(·quatc. will ha\'(' an opportunity to stud_,- in a thorough and excellent wa,r arithmetic, geography. history. the :English lungwl_uc, and other .subjects of the clcment:\ry <·mn·se. '!'hey must not expect, howe\"(•r, to make up, to :\11~- <·onsickrable ('X tent. such deficien(·ies and at the same· time do th(' ad \'anced work of th(· course. Those who are not po!-iith·t·ly strong in el(· ment:u·y and high school work nrc achised to .;pend the lir'it term or. if necessary, th<: fir:-.t year in mastering such suhjN·ts a~ ma_,. lw most needful. T ho"c who ~IICC(•ssfully complete this course an• awarded the· diplnrna of the school.

II.

TH E E L EMENTAI{Y COU RSE.

Fir# '1'11111.

Hcadin!:'. ·· :1 Penmanship. ·························· Latin .. 4 Botany. hu!f term I ... :! Hygiene. half term 1 · Form and Druwin!:'. Alg-ebra .. . Sin:dng .................. ·· ..... ·:.!

Fir# 'lil'llt.

Sa-n111t 'linn. Latin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ·I Engli:;h .. . GCO!.!"raphy. half t('rlll 1 l.ooiO!.!"}' and Botany. hnlf tt•rm 1 Geometrr .. Singin!:' ..


< .\T.\1,00 l'l~ .\XD ClHCl"L.\H OF 'I' liE TIIJJU) YE A H. Fir~t

1~ rfll.

Slt'OI!Il Tt/"111.

llistMyof thel"nill•!l Slate,; .... The Enullt:~h Lan~uajtC ..... GCOI{raphy •.

Arithmetic .. Elemt•ntary Psycholog-y ,\: l'edn~togy .. 3 (;crmnn or Latin. optional..

Histo1·y of the l'nitcd States ......... 2 Literature and Hending- ................ ::1. Phy:<ics ............................... 4 ::'llethods of Instruction ............... a German or Latin. optional.

The tlementnr.r cour<:c is designed to alford i hosc not witltin t he r<.:ach of a high :-;ehool the oppor tunity to gain a good ge nera l education and pr<'pnrntion fnr thC' ndwwccd tour:Sc. It is designed to furnish at the a~ far as possible, immediate preparation for teaching so that those who arc unahlt• to ('Ontiuuc through t he advanrcd cou rse may 1)('

same timr,

mcasmably qualitlcd to tcllch Tho.;;c who pas~ the entrance rxaminations a nd comply with the terms tHimi~:·don, as pn'scribed on pllge -10, have the preparation requisite for

of

l.'lltl'!"ing upon this course. When admitted, sL ud cnts arc clnssHi<'d ac· cording to their :1hility to go fo rward wilh lhc work. T hose who have accomplh.;hed in othe r sc:hools the equ ival ent of any part o f this course shl)u]d prc~cnt tlH' evidence of the amount and quality o f suc h wo rk, that they may be assigned suth advanced sta ndin g as they arc prepared to maintain. A ecnHlcate i;; give n those who complete tllis course in

Ill.

IL

S<Hil.lfactory

COU RSE IN PREPARATION FOR CI TY TRA IN I NG SCHOOLS.

First J;r,,l-.!'1

n·,k~o•

Pedagog-y Principles of ln;;trnction. 3 'l ethods of ln;;trnction. .\rithmetic ...... ··· ···· ·· ···· 5 Geog-raphy ~inging ............. . ..... .. . Physiolo~y .. DrawinJ.!.. .

.suond Tum -lt! n-. ek,.... School ) \nnngcmcnt and Pcda:.:-ouy GO\'Crnmcnt. History of Education 3 )lethods of Instruction. Bendi ng I. English I · . ... 2 P enmn nship. . Drawi11g. Elementary Science... . ~ Civics and ll istory...

Preparation req ui site, a fult high school course or equivnlcnL edu ca tion. An app rop rialc ce rtificate is g ive n to t hose who compl ete this comse with app roval.


HI/ODE ISJ..\::\1> :\"OJDL\L S('l/001..

The Work of the Courses Outlined by Departments.

LITERATURE AND LANGUAGE.

HL\UI~(:.-El<·m<•ntaty Course. Fir~t T enn.- T he objects of the \\'od.; in re:Hiing are int<•lrt'ctual training for gmsp and appt·cdation of the thought: and ph,rskal trllining in ,·oicc development. corre('t brcllthing, and general control of the body. Lyric poet ry , <l!:scripti\'<' prose, fol!o\\'cd by stron!! prose and dramati<· selections nrc u~cd to ~l'{'tlrr the ends in dew \\" onlswonh. L ongfellow. -'1\"hitti cr, Bryant , ll ol mcs, lr\'in g. and ll awthornc nrc nrnong the autlJOrs s tudi ed dmin g- the fir~t tt•nn's ,~·or],,

Lait'l' such scleclions from f-ihcllcy,. J.owcll, Emerso n, and Shakespeare. as nre ndapted to the best dc,·eJopmcnt of the stud('nts, are stud ied for additional acqunintnn<·c with liH·ratun: and fu r \'OCnl ('.\pression.

Jn addition to class work, during the te rm each stud<•nt reads from 1wo to four book~. nhst rads of whieh arc submitted in writing to the teacher: nnd eardul/y pn·pan·~ for n·cil;ltion lldorc the elm;.... ~<·,·era/ H·lcction.., suited to h<•r indh·idual need:';.

E~<d.\1'.11 J. .,~ < :U,Hd·:.- E lemcnt:lry C'ou rsc . S('(·ond T erm.-Thc work of the term in E nglish includes:

l. Th e syn ony m s. H.

JJI.

hi ~tory of the ];:ng-lislt language with stud _,. in <·tymology

and

Th o rou g h J·cv ie w of En glish gmmmar

l~ng lish

composition, with particular attention to letter writing,

emhnH: in g: 1

P e nman ship, JHlll (·tuHtion. par:lgmphin g, and SJWlling 'l' h<• C"ltoic(' of wo rd s

3

T h(' COllSII'\1('\ion of S('ll!Cil('('S


<'.\T.\LOGL"E A:\D ClHCL'I ...\ B OF T H E

:W

L.\TI~.- T ht· relation lwtwccn L at in and Engli~h and th e disciplinary Yalnl' nf the propt·r study of Lat in ar(• recog nized in th e pla{'e it is a,.,..j~ned :\t thl' lwginning of t he co urse .

E s pecial <HU.:ntion il-> giq_•u to

the tran!-ilatinn of easy Lat in into idiomatic English , to sig- ht read ing, and to the suhjt•d of thl' dcr intt ion o f Englis h wo rd :-;, The

Jllli'JlO."t'

of tJJio; on<• ycH in L atin is not p repllrat ion for th e ~'>lu dy

nf Latin classic:-; but to f m nish a broade r basis fo r t he apprcdation of En~li ... h.

E :.:-.; 1;u ... u L ITEH \ 'ITHl:: .-\:.:..; U Hnr:TO HIC. - .A s co nsidcmbl e att ent ion is gi\'tll in our cl<•mcntllry <;{'hools to the beautiful poems and stories of our "\ nwrkan autho rs, alHl a w ide r reading o f these is ga ined dlll'in g the fi 1·st yt·;u· of thi~ cour,.;e. tb(' class in lit cnnure a nd rh etoric s pen ds some porti on of its tinl<' on the lon.~t·r Engli o;h poems. Lit era tu re is studied li r... t , t hat it may ht> enjoyed: :md J;Ccon d, t hat th e s tudent s may be ltd , throu g h rhetori<·al analy!:iis an d a pp ropriate rendering, to its h igh(•r ap p redat ion and that tlH'y m;\y he st im ula ted to g ain an e\'e r w ide ning kno w\(•d!;e of thP iJ(•<.;\ in litrm tun'.

T hr h istory of lite ra t ure is brou g h t lJc forc th e cla!'s, some wha t afte r the ~'~c minary ~p<;o;rs

mrt hod. T.Hrge use is nH•d<' o f photograph s. T he school pos"e \·crnl hundred care fully selected ones. so me o f wlJi t h were olJ.

t ain ed hy th e teacher , when ahroad . fo r usc in t he (']asses in lil(•rature. Hm:Tot-n c. - T he ('Ourse in rheto ric is des ignrd to ena ble t he s tude nts to hccom c huniliar with su ch styles of w ri t in g":> as a rc wor thy of stu dy to IC'ad th e stud ent--; to sec w herein style is n p p l'o pri ate, and whrrein it s tre n .~ th e n s thou g ht or enhan ces its va lue; to h elp t hem to glli n ability in making the C.\.J)l'Cssion of their 0 \\' 11 thoug h t correct , <'lea r, and so far as may be, e ff p<·ti\' r . . \ s f:ltili ty in writing may come f rom muc h pmc t ice in wr itin!! , da il y Th e mo re for mal work of cs:-'!a_Y \nit iug rc-

writlcn w ork is required.

C<:iH'S all cnlion. D chatcs, for w h ich t her<" is c:lrcfu l p re pnmt ion. are !--iUppl('IHClllCil lJy arg umcnta li\·c essays. Th e wo r k of th e two litem rr sotietics supplement s the work in t he d epa rtm e nt of Hhcto ri c an d L ite m· CO.\II 'OH'l' IO~.- 'l' h c abilit y to w ri te as " ·ell as to s pcnk good En g li~h is one of thr chi ef ohjects a im ccl at ihroug ho u t the <·o ur~e. -Pra<"licc in writ in g is fu r nis hed in conn ection ·with s tudi es in ot he r d e part ment s ns w<·ll as in t his

I n t he J'eg ul ar no rm:1 l t rainin g co urse, t he d e par t men ts o f science. Several

histo r~· . :tnd pedag-ogy f urni sh a bund an t p ra<·ti cc in writin g.


HIIOJ)E T~L .\.'\0 .'\OJDL\L HCHOOL.

2i

·el refully prep:ll'Nl c..;,~ays arc presented b.r each student and read hcfo1·c the school.

D uring the Senior .rt<lr, reading and literature• occupy about D uring the past year, the senior cb!'<S ha,·e ~tudied

two hours per WN•k.

In :.'llemoriam and i\[atheth: they ha\·e in two I'('Hllings pr<·scntcll the pia.) Qf :.'llidsummcr Night's D1·c:tm he fore the school.

HI ST OR Y AND CI V ICS. Axcn:xT AND :.'lf EDI\E\'.\L IT! STOHY.-Th c subject is studied in th(' -second .\·ear of the e!emcntnry COUI'S<'. Th e work of the first term consistc; Qf an outline of the histot'_r of the Eastern 1\ations and critic;\! stud.r of the histol')' of Greece. The second term is occupied with a sket<.:h of Homan History and more thorough study of the history of the ]\fiddle Ages. The relntion of C:lu~e nnd effect arc carefully studied, all( I nn intelligent interest in history is s timul nied by outside reading and h_,. the writing- of es... ay~.

Lxrnm STATES HI:-TOHL- Th e course consists of a rrvi<·"· of the llistory of the L· nit ed States with spechtl emphasis upon the relation of Europenn lli:->tory to thnt of our own country. TllC' discussion of cu n ent topics is encournged. nnd an essay is writ teo b.• cnch pupil on an histol'i<'fll subject. CtYJCs.-T lic object of the course in Ci\'ics is to secure an intelligent undcJ·standing of our forms of go \·c rnment. both local nnd nationaL 'l'hc prnctical Y;lluc of II is tOIT and Ci,·ics as a prepnnuion for te:lching i" 1H1Hlc prominent : and meth ods arc suggested for ie<lching Ch·ics in conn<·ctiou with Lnit ed St ntcs hi<:.tory in ihe grammar grndes, and, especially , in ungrad<·d schools.

ART. T he object of the cours<· in dnndng b three-fold· 1st T o gi,·e the pupil s :1 knowledge o f form, mechnniral and ft'C'(' hand drawing. historic oJ·nament, design and color 2d. T o prcpnre the pupils to teach nil the branches of the suhjc·ct re quired in the prinmry nnd ,g-mnnnnr schools 3d. 'l'o give the pupil s power to illustmtcanysubject that ma.r rcqu irc illu~trations, with blllckhoanl sketcltes


( \T.\LOCiCE .\:\D CinCl"L.\ B OE' T ilE ELDlE~TA R Y

CO URSE.

FIH...;T TEH.\l-FOH\l

sn·ny_

( 1 .\ y .)lonEI.LI~w-Type so lit\.; and their derivations, :\lid objccb, manu . f;wtnn·tlaiHlnaturnl. ha...;ct\ thereon. 1).\I'EH Fm.m:-,(; _,,n ('lTnxn.-Gcomctric fonns; omamcntnl forms ha...;ct\ on the gconwtrie pl:lllC tigurc::;. l•'rec hand drnwing from type solids and ohjc~·ts, manufacLured am\ natural. ha...;f'd thPrcon; ornnmrntal forms on )..(COmetri<· ha~es. :-\E('());]) 'l'J·:IU!-)IECII.\:\IC.\1. DlUWI);(; IX COXXECTIOX W LTJI

GEO:>.IETHY.

PHOHLE:>.I:-:.-IIow to handle compasses, straight edge, rule. etc. Sp;trm of notation, why used.

GEmn:nuL\J,

pciH"ib. 11sc

f_J(

T!IJlW TEID!-) I ECIL\:O:ICAI. D H.\\\'1:\(;,

('o"'.;THl"CTin:

on

\\"OR!~ I XI: DH.\ WLXI;:o:;.- 1 low

to make frp(' h:uul work-

ing flrawin!,!s from gconH'tric solids and common objects.

H ow to make

working drawing..; '' ith inotrumcms from gl'ometric ...;olids and common II ow to rignrc dimcnoions on working drawing.s. How to make

ohjc<·t,.;.

drawin~..;

to scale from gconwtric solid-;, common objects, and i:iketc hcs.

Fonnn

T EH.\1- D H'OlL\'1'1\'E D1 uw r ;.;-n~ ,\XD ])J.::o;JI;;.;:-:.

111-..TOHH' O B:\A\JEX'I'.- F' rct:-:. borde rs, su r faces, :l nd centr('S, stud ied

introductory to suh,ied..; of decoration and de~ i ~ 11. trl'ntnwnt <·ontra...;tcd with con,·cnt ional t reatment.

XaLural or pic-toria l \\" hy t h(' latter should

<:comctric <·othtruct ion and dh·i...;ion of ,.;urfacrs.

be U,;('d in decoration.

Com;tnu·tion of dcconttion bas<'<l on laws of gro\\·tl l.

ConYcntionalizn-

tion, !'('petition, alteniatinn, sym1nctry, balance, harmony. variety, unitr. Elementary color.

Dcs.i.~ns in simple harmony .

. \_ ...;hnrt preparatory course is p rO\'idcd for !'itndcnb requiring to ht· fitted for the work in dmwing of the Junior yea r.

T his com:::r cmbnu·c,.,

form sllldy, mc·chanica l and free hand d rawing, decomli\'c drawing. ami design. NORMA L TRAIN I NG COURSE -ll ~XlO H

B

F ree hand pc r,..;pcc Li vc: t he prin c ipl es und c r ly in ~; pi cto ri11l n:prcscnta ti o n, fro m geo metri c sol id s, nn t uml ol;j cc ts, m·tnufacturcd o hjcc!s. cont rast HIH I ha rmo n k•s . and compnrcd .

Color

lli :;tori c o rnam e nt the vari o us sc hoo ls sLtHliecl

B lack honn l ill ust ra t iv e

sl-: ct~lling o f

the wo rl' d nne.


HIIODE

JSL.\~D ~0101.:\L

,Jl-;o.;IOH

Fr("C ha1Hl pcr~p('ctivc. f:ICtur('d objects. ti\·c skctd1in!!.

SCHOOL.

.A.

from geometric ~olid-., natural ohjC'("I:-;, manu

t:~e of dianwter!".

·and dingonal~.

Hlackboanl ilhl:-;tr:\-

~E~IOil YE.\R

)J cthods of pn·:-;cnting the various branches of drn.win~ required in tlu• primary and gn1mmar schools.

P ractice in drawing illustration!i on the blackbonrd in conn<•etion with the teaching of other subject~, Ui:i geograph,\·, natur(' study. anima\>;, (;tC.

COUR S E IN PREPARATION FOR CITY TRA I'I ING SCHOOLS .

.\i cthod~ of Jlrl''i('Jlling tlu• :-ouhjcCT.

Cl:1y modelling. folding and (·llt-

ting. color. fn•c h:wd drawing-, hlackboard illustrative ~kctching.

tlUS IC. Hegulnr instruction i~ gin•n in vocal music.

T here is a lcsson gh·en

each w('ck to thc who](• -;dlOol in the development of an app rc("iation of the works of the mHswrs and in sig-ht '-inging; and other le--son:-; arc given to all students in presenting the teaching si(le of m1~-;i(". u:-; taught in the

public sthools.

NIA TH EMA TICS . . \ L<:EBH.\ . -T he course indudl'S quadmtic equations. use of the bino. m ial formula, and arithmcli<·Hl nnd geometrical progrc,;sion.

'!' he ends

sought arc pow('r to -;ol\'C· problems and ability to logically dp,·elopnnd

present tht• principles upon \\·hich the formubl' are based.

(h:o.\tETHY.-T he course co,·crs plane geometry :IIHI some work in

~olid

geometry, special attent ion beitlg gi,·cn to propositions relating to tht· rncasurcnH•nt of solid-..

T hcon•ms arc not onl_r demonstrated, but :lrc nl"o

applied hy mccms of p roblem-; and in many cases illustrated ohjccti,·ely.

O riginal demotlstmtions of theorems is an important phase of the work . •\I ~IT II .\IE TJC.- T hc cou rse of instr uction i n the fourth term cmbruces 11 co m p re hensive rev iew of Ute p rinciples nncl p roCC$SCS of elcmcll\nry :l rithmctk, inclu din g the m et ri c sysw m , fo r t he pm pose o( gai ning pow(•r to g ras p p ri u<'i pl es c lea rl y a nd to nnalyzc co nd iti ons co rrectly liS H hH:-;is of m et hods o f o pc mti o n. In t he Juni o r B lc rm s pe<·ia l a ttent io n is g i ven to met h od ~ in n u m be r , fract ions, Hnd pe rccnLHgc.


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('.\T.\LO(fl"E .\:\D CIHCTL.\H OF T il E

PHYS ICA L SC IENCE . Pm"H ~

FutHhnll'ntal principles that have thtir appli C'atinn in tht·

. tlair:-; of 1·\·t·ry day life are the chief :-;uhjccts attended to. po-;-.ihle

(·\·{']'y

.:\s fa t· as

prindple i..; tir-;t presented in an experiment. or attPntion is

tlirectt·d to it in the natural phcnomcn;l :ltHl in nrtifidal c·ontrivan('t".

The

,.;tutknh :m· taught to ohsen·c ca refully and accurately. and from the re-

sults of tlll'ir inn•,.;tigations to draw logical conclusio ns.

As faT aS facilities

admit. tht' studl'lll"- C'\:p('rimcnt for themselves and a rc taughL to ('On<;truct apparatu:-; nf tht· simph:st kind .

.By this m ethod they !cam that it

i~ pos-

sihl<· with tht• me:llh at hand to dc\·isc apparatus th at will illustra t(', fairly w<·ll. tht· mo"'t import:lnt fact.; of the subject

In th(' --c·c·mul,nar twc uty weeks arc g i \·en to the subjC'('t. Tlw ideas of moh•cular for('<'" an.: de\'C•Ioped, propc riies of matter, hnn; of falling hodk-.. and l'.implt• mechanical powers nrc determined C'Xp('rimC'ntally: apparatus is mach· and u..;ed which illustrates the clemt•nt:t r.\· prindpl<'s of thr suh.kct.

In th(· Senior term, light. heat. :.111d clcctririt,r l\l'C !-;tuditd.

C'liDtWntY.- I n tht•mi . . u·.\- the time is about equally d idd('d between in<li\·idual laho rat or_r wo rk and t h corrtic:ll clas~ w or k.

T he aim is p ri-

marily to help th<: pup il"' to a good eleme n ta ry kno wl ed,l!C' of the l'.ubjcct, both thcorrtieal and pmctical : and RCCOnda ril_,., to cons idr r hrl p f u l wa~·s of JH'C'l'.Cnting the rlcmcnlar,r f:lcts of c h cmis u ·y to young p upils.

T he laboratory work i~ arranged and concluctctl wi t h n dew t.o scc·uring , on th<• part of the pupil"-. first, nn acqua in tlln cc w i t h the nat me nnd propNtics of the apparatus and matc•rials used , toget h e r wi1 h fac ility in t he nwnipulation of ~arne: second, the hab it of do~c ohsc n :nion of the physical and ch<'tni('a\ prop<•rtics of the m or<' com mon cle m ents :llld eompolltHis

as a hn,.,is for thcorttical chem ist ry. I n C'las... work it i;; insisted t h at t h e p u p ils ma k e nn t'fron to ohtain a u intcllig<'nl UIHIC'rstanding of the nt.omi c t heo ry of t h e const iltlt ion of m al· IC'I' and of the nat me of c hemical reactions. T o tlli~ em\, n free u:;c of t he hla<·khoanl is made in wri ting m olecu lar fo rm ula.• and c·h e mi cal rqnat ions.

( ' il(·mic:Hl probh·ms in\'o]ving weig hed quaniitit'S of t h e substanc·e~ usee! form nn important part of thi.:;. work. E:ach elcm c·nt is studied to pically as fo ll o w s: l tsocc ttt'I'Cncc, pn: p a r:\l ion, physical prop<' t'liC's, che micnl properties. tC'S 1S, and uses. Co mpounds an• trl'nted in ~1 sim ila r

wn.'· ns fn t· as th e fa c ts will pC'rrnil , th o ugh m o re Clll -

phasis i:; natnmlly g i \'(• n to tl1 e ir comme rcial m a ntt fatt ltre a nd US('S.


:n

BIIODE JSL.\::\1) ::\OIL\1.\L l-iCI/OOL.

GEOGRAP H ~GEOLOG~ M I NERA LOG~

AND

ASTRONOfiY. h:lS ri,;en in reN·nt years to a prominent place amon~ th<• sciences and to a high place among subjects in school courses. hs educaGEOGH.\1'11\'

tional \'1\lue has only hcgun to he apprecinted and its important relation to all bnuH:hes of study recoguizcd.

]n this department of the work of the Korrnal School arc embnu::cd 1111 subjects which relate directly to the study of the earth. T he central subject. through all the cour-.:es is geogmphy in the modern sen!-ie. mineralogy, and astronomy arc studied as related subjects.

Geolog-_,..

In the elementary £·oursc of ten weeks, during the second term, a rapid sun·<·y b taken of the more obvious and familiar features of the etlrth and its life. Some attention is given to representing these features in plnsti<: material. by drawing, and hy nwp!~.. ,\n cl('mcntary knowledge of th<' races of mankind is obtained, of their mode of life, and means of subsist

Tn the last term of twenty ''<'eks in the elementary course the student i~ prepnred IJy the discipline and light gained from other studies to grasp t he significance of geol!;raphic:ll facrs, to study their causes and ciTects, and ro acquire a tenclwr's understanding of geography nnd ils relation to cognate subjects. T he cnrt.h is studied in its relation to the hcnvenly bodies. A t.tent.ion is given to the cnrth"s three en,·elopes. air, water, and land, and their independent and interdependent motions. Yulcani~m, diastroph ism, llnd grndation are studied, and the inllucncc of land forms and surf:lce characters on .,;cttlenl(·nt, OC(·upntions, and lines of communicntion. Organic life and its laws of nntural distribution aud of its tlrtilidal c:xchange nrc con-.:idercd. Studies in ethnology a rc facilitated by means of go\"emmcm report~. other de::ocriptin~ <111(1 sciell!ilk literature. :mel by a growing collection of spceimens ancl pirr urcs. EHch ~tudent makes a study in detail of a continent, couniry. <·ity, or pl'Oduct. m ankind.

T he earth is studied as

Dming te n \\"(.'(.·k~ of tho .Junior .\. te rm attention i~ gh-en

l}l('

t.O

home of

methods of

t.cncldng. .\_ppnmt.us nnd its use arc considered, also books for profess ional and gen<' ra! read ing, nnd for refe rcncr. P rospecti ,·e teac hers learn !row to lead ch ildren to acquire ideas hy di rect ohscrnuion of visible feauucs and <:onditions. lo10wing that on these


C.\T.\LOGL"E

H2

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C'IB CT L .\H OV T il E

idta" mu"t depend tho-;c of dbtant fo rm s a nd th eir r<·lati on-;.

T ht•y ma ke

the of <"ollcekd i\lu-;trations, of kno wl edge and info rm a t io n . and of t he he"t pro-;c ami poetry in leading the c hi ld-mind fro m the ~< ·en to tht· u nM·en hy mPans of im:1ginatinn.

In the praetkc !'C'hools they lead t he children to t ht· expn:s:,)ion of th <'ir ideas hy nwan-;of modelling , hy dmwing , and hy oral and writt e n des('l'ip· tion". 'J' h('y ]I('] ]I p upils to fn rm the rendin g hab it by use tht bt·st (\('sc ri ption of t hin gs in which t hey lta ,·c lJcco me T he mcmlwrs of the· Sen ior class whil e not en g a g ed in prac:tiee p ms uc :-;om<' hr:mdl of ~<"icnC"C' in " hich tlwy <HC expec ted to do strong work. T he first quartN the· subjcc: l i~ ast ronomy: the second. phy s ics : ih(· third, min{'ra)ogy: tht fourt h . geology. ~\-.T Ho:-.:mtv.- T he

wo rk heg ins with a s tud,,- o f the· s kies Uy obse n ·a tio n

and with tJte aid of ~ta r maps. globe . a nd l<mtc r n. Aft(•r some acqua intance has bC('n madC' with stC'IIa r reg ion s. the solar sy s tl'm is s tudi ed as ca rcfHll y as time and means wi ll allo w. )11\ EH.\ I.OGY.- T hC' la bora tory w ork co nsist s in dete r minin g fi fty {'0\l\ ·

mon mi ncml.s Uy means of physical p ropcrti<.·s, b lowpipe analy !".is. a nd T he cl ass wo rk consis ts la rge ly of teach ing (•xct·cis(•S in

c hcmka l t(·sts .

whi<"h lessons :1cl a ptcd to th e lower grades a re prese nted. G~::OLOVL - G e ol og icnl ag encies no w in prog ress a rc fi rs t oiJscn ·cd: the fort es producin g th ese changes a nd th e law s o f t he ir ope ration a rc con-

s idered: ih en the s uc('essi,·c fonnai ions wi t h tlu:ir c ha racte ri st ic fo:;;sils arc st udi('d , and the s tru c ture and cle\' elop ment of thc earth and its adaptation to life mad e out.

BIOLOGY . Botany a nd ZoOl ogy are take n u p :ll the beginning of the {·l e nH'nta ry cour1>c as s uitable subjects for awake ni ng the scie ntific s p iri t and fo r tmi ning in t he o bj ective met hod of stud y. T he work begin s wit h t he collect ion a nd cxnmin a ti on of s peci me ns, a nd with ohl'cn •at ion u pon plants a nd anima ls in their na ti\'C homes. T he s tudemleam s ho w to st udy , ho w to d esc rilJe, how to tl ass ify . nnd how to determi ne th e na mes of plants an d so me anim al s, and beg in s to make 1111 h{'l"barium. T he te rm 's w o rk is inte nd ed to introdu ce the stud e nt to the stud y of nnt urc, whic h he \\'ill Ue expected to co nt inu e inde pe nde ntly 11 S t ime and oppo rtu niti<•S pe rmiL, th rou g h th e cours~:

l n th e reg ul a r cou rse the study of bi ology extend s t h ro u g h the ,J unior yca r.

T he s u bjN·l matte r is as foll o ws


HII U UE Hi LA.\'D .\'OJL\1.\ L HC ilOO L.

Jr~1'1:Jl Quarto·.

I.

Tn,·c •·tcb rat~.:s. -J labilat,

hahit~, anatomy, physi-

ology, a nd tlcvt·lopm~.:nt of n·prcscntati\'C i••sccls and trustaceHih, with a classiriea t io n of tl 1c sub-kingdom a•ticulata. II.

Un icellular forms.- P lan!s: yeast nnd p rotococcus .

Il l .

A ge ne ral view of c:;e ll struc1u rc and ce ll act i \' ity.

.\ nimals: Hlll(l'ba:: and infusorians.

IV Ve n c bra tcs. - P is<·<•s, represented Uy so me co mn 101J fis h : habitat, lwbi ts, g ross anato my, p hysiology. ·w ith this know led ge of t he lish as a Uasis, lo we r \'e rtcU ratcs are studied and <:l;tssificd .\ m p hi bi:L- Th e f rog: ltahital, habits, gross anatomy, hi stology, ph y!:! i o logy, dcvclo p mcnl. 'I' ids i!:! followt·d by a study of the gc n<.:ral c haracte r is ti cs o f re p tiles ami birds .

.'econd Quarter. - J ia mmnl ia, cat and man: gew.:ral nn:lto m_,-, clas~itit·a­ t io n : anato my :md physiology of :-;kci<:lon, mu:::;cular ~yst<:m , nervo us sys1e m . spt·e ia l Sf.' l l :-;e org;u Js. T hird Qruo·ter .\n atomy ami phys iology of nut rit i\'C a pparatu.s: <.:i rCIIIati o n, res pira tio n , dige:,t ion, exc retio n. P m<.: t ica l hygiene. /l'm ath Quurfcr.

LO\\'(·r· fo rm s of pla nt li fe: st ru c Lu•·e , ph ysio logy,

c lassific:1Li o n. Ll iion.

F low e ri ng plants: s tl'llct ure, pl an t tiss ues, phy s iology , c·la ssitim-

J II . t he

l •rvc rtc Uratcs .- .\ st udy of o ne o r mo re r·c presc ntati vcs o f t•ac h of

foll o wi ng

.lletll()(l.

:s u iJ.l.- ingdo m:s:

<w lcnit• ra ta , ee hin ode rma ia , m ollusca ,

So far ns pos:::; ilJ h· t he pu p ils st ud y t he p la nt ~ and anima ls by

d irceL o hscn·atio n and iwli\' idtt :ll di ssect ion.

\\' hen nccc~ary , Uot h d is-

sec t ing :md compo un d mi c rOSC'O]lC!-1 a re used . Co ns ider;lblc aUt.·r•Lion is g iven to Ll u:: p ro pe r us<.: o f lt'.\ t ami rdcn· ncc boo ks. E ach ne w fo nn ~tudi ed is ca re fully co mp;~rcd wit h for ms al rea dy fa m ili:n , s uc h co m pa riROIJS Ucin g used as a b:t s is o f cla ss i(i<-aLi on. Stud e nts 11re expect ed to do fiel d wor k :rnd a rrange collect ion s . 'l'h e tc acliin g o f e le me ntary boi an y, Y.oOlogy , ph ysiology , aud hyg ie ue is di sc ussed H lld illu s t r:rled tl1ro ug h t he cou rse. but ha:::; s peci al at te nt io n in Lir e fo unh q uarte r


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{'_\'L\IJIIil E .\:\ll ('JiliTL\H OF TlfE

PSYCHOLOGY AND PEDAGOGY. IN THE ELC,,E'ITARY COURSE

J) uriug the linil yrar tiH' ~tudy of P(•tl:lg-ogy lwgins in a ~e ri es o f weeldy lcl'<:-;On:-o on m(•thod.., of -;tud_r. The ohje('\s nrc to direct the atte ntion to the aim~ and meam; of tducation, to guide th<• ~tu d ent in forming right. Yicws about learning and t<•a(']ling- and right h:1hits of thi nkin g, a nd to enlist her interest in tlH• wor\.; of education, el'p{'cia\1_\. self education

In the third year an elemrntary courS(' in JH;yehology and pcdago~.r is proYidcd.

It embr:1ccs the re:Hlin.~.r of ~uitable edu('ational litcntturc and

an introdu<:tory study of the mind and of rdueation. Some print"iplcs of i<•arning and tcnching nnd of or_!.!;:lllization, nHmagement. and gove rnm ent of sehooh; are

con~idercd

IN THE ADVANCED NO RMAL TRAIN ING COU RSE.

A Introductory Cou r~c ..Junior Ycar.-.\ 1 th<• beginning of the atl vanecd Normal Trninin g Cour:-<e, the attl'lll]H i:; ('arncslly mad(· to gl't t hf· attention :tnd the intcre~l fairly upon t he prohlcm of cduC'ating children T he te rm 's w ork may he indicated as follows:

1. A disc:ussiou by the class :1nd teacher o f th e nature , ends, and mcaus of ed ucation l l.

A co ncre te indu ct ive study of t he .\m e rica n elcnwntnry school.

Visits arc made to the schools of ob.-;ervation and o th c r~chool s, Hnd report s of these furnish concrete nwtcrial for the s tudy of school wo rk and ]('ad to Ill. An introdu ct ion to the study of child ren whic h will be continued through the cour~e. ]_\' . _\ study of ihe teach ing procc~s leading lO principles and mN hod s o f teaching.

V.

Th e teache r-qualification~. ri g ht s. a nd duties.

Ad vaoccd course, ~cn i o r Ycar. - I. ciples of In struction. B.

1.

P:-.ychology. Logic. and Prin -

The study of self by intros pection, Lhe "st rearn o[ C'O ilSciou s nl'SS"

obse rved and analyzed. 2.

Th e physiologicnl ba sis

3.

T he Law s of T houghL .

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Observation upon childre n reviewed and di sc ussed.


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Prin c ipl es of instruc1ion and training.

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Peda gogy, Ethics, llistory of Education. gducaiion, its ('!His, means, and nwthods. ~ystcms.

2.

Dchools and sthool

3.

S<:I10ol admini stration·

organization , manaL{tment, g-on• rnm(•nt.

SllJ)('rvision

'1.

ll istory of gtJucation.

Th e history of edu('ation is s!1Hiicd hy

weekly \('sso us pnml\ (·1 with oth('r topic:s

TRAINING I N TEACHING. '\' he Sthool of Observation and Prac:tice is o ne of the primary s('hools of Providence and is located at the corner of Bcn ctit and Jl a\s(·y ~\r('cts.

Jt cc,nsi!.ts of three rooms for obsen ·ation and si:x for prnc:ti('e. The sd1ools for observation are a kindcrgarl('ll, a fir::;t ,nar g rade, and a fifth year grade.

T he t raining roo ms cmhrace a lithe g rades.

1n co nnection with the introducto ry course in pedagogy the studen t visits sy~tcmat ically and studies the s<:hools of ohSl'n·ation, making onil ;l!ld wrillcn repo rts. 'l' hc~e furnish tO IH.Tca· makrial for dis(·ussion of sc l• ool

\\'O l'k

and a basi:-' for study of methods of in~truciion and managl' ·

me n L. D urin g th e seco nd te rm of the J unior year the stud('lll Uegins pmcti('{' 1111der th e g uidan ce

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criLicism of the Lndning teaChers.

J~ach ~l udcnt

s pe nds t he afternoon for ten wee ks o r lougcr.a s may be netcssury , in a see r · ta il1ing her a dapta ti on to the work of teaching and in acqui rin g a certai n degree of ability to mam1 gc, govern, <Hld teach. ) n the Senior yea r this practice is cont io uetl, pamll<.: l with thC study of P sychology and P edngogy, with the vie w not only o f acquiring skill in teac hin g, but. such an ini cl ligcnt. g rasp of the re lation be twee n principles a nd practice as sllll ll lc:1d to sound education:tl doctrine as we ll as s uccess· ful pructicc.

PH YSICAL TRA I N I NG. Ph ys iC'al cduca t.ion is held lobe the basis for all sound cdu ca t.ion . A s full pro vis ion is mad e fo r this part of t.h c proper wo rk o f the sc hool as

n<·co mm od:lt.ions allow. ln s t ru ct io n in l ly g iene is pro vid ed for in t he co nrses, und t.hc physiologi -

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l.\T\LO(it'E \\ll ('fiHTL.\1: O F THE

{':\\ habits of

~nuknh

han JWr:-.onal ntt(·ntion from the teachers.

l t is

experted of all -;tudcnts that tht·y comply with the condit io ns o f health in the matters of dn·-;;:., outdoor t'\('n·i:-;<·, -;\('(•p, clranlincss, food. etc., as faithfully na~tits.

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th('y are np<·<·l<•d In ptrfo nn all other duties.

Ligh t. g ym -

eithel' hy tlH' Lin g -;y-;tt•m or with dumb bells, constitute rcg ulnr

daily cxercbc for all stud('nts.

MORAL CULTURE. In a normal !'Chnol it i:-; impt•ra\i\"(• that a high stan da rd of m o ral s IH· maintained.

Exel'lh•ntonler mu-;t ])J'('\'ail; pol it<' hC'ha,·ior, correct habi t.s,

and an upright course mu-;t chan\('leriu: C\'ery one hold ing mcm\J('rsh ip iu a sehool of thi:s kind.

But tht> t•xt•rdse of authority in the fo rm of

disciplin(' ought ne,·er to be lll'ttssary.

Conspi<·uo us lack of will o r of

ability to cxcr<:isc :-l.Jf.control ;wd to regulate conduct by t he d ictates o f duty and propriety is <:Onsidert•tl plain c\'iden<:e of unfitness for the voea t ion of tcaehing. Abundant occasions arise in th(' progrc<;s of sc hoo l life for th e tes ti ng of m oral c haracter and the e:~otreising of the virtues whkh a rc indi spc ns ibl e to the tc;\Chcr. gcncro~ity,

T he culti\·:ttion of ~uc h qualities

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industry, pnt ic nce.

sl•lf-dc nial , ami (•arncstncfi.S is as positively ex pected of the

no rmal st ud ent. as the cult.ivati on of th(' int(•llcdtwl powe rs.

By freedom

and frankness. by sy mpathy and mutual lH'lpfu lne:.:s, Lhc intercour~e o f \('achers with stude nt s and of :-;1ut knt s witl t eac h oihc r beco mes a J)O\\'('r f ul influence in the g rowth o f moral dt:nnctcr. LITF.R:ARY SOC IETI ES .

Two lite rary societies a r(' ~ustained by the students, the S. l. D . Q. Liu•rary Society and th e l.:lizahl'l h BarreLL Browning Cl ub .

T hey hold

regular business m eet ings an d once a month prese n t l>efo re t he school a literary program.

All Olhc r work be in g suspended durin g t h e t im e of t he

meeting, Lhe attent ion o f bot h teachers a nd st ude nts is g i ve n to its proceedings.

' l' hesc societ ies arc agcn<:i1.•s of va lu e in acquainting t he m e m -

be rs wi t h parliamentary usngcs and in d e vel o p ing self. rc lia ncc a nd a n ambition for literary aLlainmcnts. LECT UR E COUR:S E.

A <'O ursc of lectures on top ics ap p ronriatc to the scl 100l is pro v id ed eHc h te rm

T hey arc g iven o n :-\aturda ys a nd are 1\tHlOU n<:cd t h ro ug h t he col-


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umm; of lhe daily papers: all teachers and others who may be intcrestcd are invit('d. Durin g the y<·nr 189:1-96 the following lectures were giHn: Stptcmbe r l •l, 21, 2~, 1895, Dr. Hartwell, Dir('ctor of Physical Ednc·nLion in Boston, " Ph ysi(;a\ ]~ducation ;" February l:"J, ISOG, Dr. "E. Bcnj . .Andrews, P res. Brown l'niversity, ".\. Hcccnt Trip Through t he RoULh ;" l!'cbrtwry 29, l89G, Dr. Wm. A. Mowry , of ll ydc Park, ) las~ .. '' Books a nd I low to l·se 'l' hcm ;'' ) larch 21,1896. Dr. 'Vm. A . .\ lowry, " ll ow to '/'('acl t the Beginning!' of ll istory," illttstrnt<•d by the Bing. of B('njamin Fran klin; Marc h 28, !B9G, ·"~'·Fran cis II. Green," A G:trdcn of En glish Literatu re."


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.\\11 Clll<TJ..\H OF THE

Location , Equipment, and Terms of Admissio n. 'l' hC' HhodC' hland

~ormnl

~('hool

i::; locntccl in Prov id e nce, at th e

('Ornpr of B('n<·lit and \ratNman l"tn·et~. near the dC' po ts, a nd is t':lsily :H'C'C'~~ihlc

from all parh of the ~t:IH' hy rail and fro m :l ll pa r ts o f th r city

:tnd it:;; suhurbs hy (•l(•('tric <·ars.

PRESENT EQU IPfiENT. 'l' hr pr('scnt huilding, thou_gh imulcqualc to the rrqu ire nwnts of th C' ~<·hool, ~tudy

is in many rc"'JIC'('h attrnctivC' and CO IW(' ni c nt.

Th e Ueautifu l

hall. adorn(•d as it is ''ith \\o rl-:s of art a nd fu rni shed so that C': H'h

stu<lrn t. when the school is not 0\'(•rcrowd('(l, has a d esk o f h e r o wn, ha s become a hnllowed plaC(' to many. LIBRA KY .

A lt hough th e school can scn rcely be sa id to

han~

a library , for la c k of a

sui table place in whi('h to arrll ngc literary 111:\lcri als, yet it is we ll fur ni sh('(} w ith dictio naries, encycloprd ias, a nd o th er wo rks o f refe re nce; and in thC' several depa r tments of literatnr<', hi sto ry, scie nce, a nd cduc:l t io n, t he re is a good s u pply of the bC'St book s.

' l' h<:se a re placed in cases in th e stud y

hall and in class room s so as to be easil y accessible to t he s tude nts, and :l s fe w rest rictions as are consiste nt w it h reaso nnbl c care of th e book s nrc placed u pon t h<:ir free n ~e.

A fe w very ca re fu lly selec ted pe ri od ica ls, c hi e fly edu cati o nal , arc :1lso furni s hed. AP I>ARAT US.

Th e chemical laboratory is well s uppled wiLh np pnratus and mntc ri a ls . 'J'h c apparatus requi site fo 1· a wide ran g e of phy s ical experiments, in c hlfl · in g some ''aluabl c in s trument s, is possessed by t h ~ sc hoo l. Th e sd1 ou l al so possesses n nrst g rad e scre w c uttin g lath(•, toget he r with a good s up pl y o f machinis t 's nnd cnrpe nt e r's too ls, on e l111nd (·:u n<:ra, and o ne v iew came ra with three hi g h g mtle ph o tog raphic le nses.


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Fo r g1·og raphi('a] illu!:>tmtions thC'n' is no lack of applianc·l·s s<;O JH'S, dis:-:(•('!in~

inst runwnts, and mi<·roscopi<· prC'parntions arc

the mea ns provided for res<·a rt'h in the

biolo.~ical

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scic•Jwrs.

CO L LECT IONS.

A valu able eoll ('(·tion of minerals and roeks a lrords ample material for 1h e study of mill(·r:dogy.

'I' here :u·r a few !:iPr<:imcm; illu st rating g(·o logy.

Gif ts o f S]H'cinww; han~ \wen rcccivrd from time to tinH' from fol'lll<'l' s t tHl c nt s and from fri<'nd:; of t hr school. ) lcntion was mad(• in last yea r's <·ataloguf' of :1 eolh•dion of fossil:; and relic:-o presented hy .,,._ B.. \.dam s,

:'11. n .. of BHin•uth. An ot her gift of a fo:-osil ,·r rtcbra a nd rib of some extinct animal not yet identified should ha,·e been c redited to )lr. Wn1 . H owa rd o f Pn>,·id en<·c. It was found nca r Hawlins, Wyoming-. An herba rium has been begun , and ,·aluablc sped men s ha,·c been pl;~cc d in it from the prin1t c eollections of Prof. \\' . \\' . Baih•,r o f Brown l"ui ver ::s il.\' , and of ot he rs.

It contnins c hiclly spcdcs of plant-. whit-h grow in New En g land , and though by no mcaus complete c\'cn fo r Hh odc Island ,

the begi n ne r in botany may be g reatly aid('d anti st imula ted hy its usc. ) lountctl cltld ak holic spec imens of animals represeniing many orders :trc in the zoOlogic:d eolleetion.

T il<' beginning of an arch:vologi<.:al <;ollcct ion

h;l!:i \.Jcen made th rou g h a donaiion of one of 1\w gr;lduates.

COST OF ATTENDANCE. T UIT ION .

T uition is free to all who on admiss ion sig-n the followin)! a g ree ment· " I herchy a~rc<', if admitted to the State Nor111a l ~c hool , to teac h in tht· public sc hools of Hhodc I sland, at lea st one ye:lr. after llll\' ing at.tcnded th(' Rc hoo l, or within three years after lea,·ing the s(' hool, to pny tll ition at t he rnt e of ~30 pe r annum, unless e xc used by the Board of T ru stees." TEXT BOO K S .

T ext book s and boo ks of refere nce arc furnished h_y the s<· hool for t.hc usc of t he s tudents. MILEAGE .

ln orde r to cq twli zc Lhc ad vcw tagcs of t he se hoo l as ncn rl y ns possible, a mil eage ap p ropri a ti on of t wo th ousan d doll nrs is dis t.ribut cd a mong th ose s tud e nts who reside in th e s tate a t a d iRta ncc o f th•c mil es 0 1' more fro m th e Rchoo l. Pu pi ls boll rd in g in J>ro ,·idc ncc w ill b<' e ntit led to ihe sa me


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('_\T.\LO(Ol'E .\\1> Cl!HTL.\B OF TilE

mikngc a:<. if tl11·y lin·d al home.

'I'IH: aid furnishl'd to any one pupil can-

not t.'\Ceed forty dollar,.; pt•r year. BOARO.

T he sthool ha:; no b{)anliug--hall <·onnl'dcd '' ith it , but t hose who d csirp to hoard in the city will h<• aitletl in s(·curing a('eom modati ons. Hoa rd

::;a ..JO to ::;.k,_OO per \\eck. ::;tudl!llt :-> should cons ul!. th e Prin<"ipal before engagin~ IJoanl, as they will IJe permit.t.ed t.o board o nl y

usually t·os.ts from

in pla<·cs appro"ed by him

ADfllSS IO '· A!]e.-Candidatl's for admissio u to the :\ormal SdJOol, if young women, mu:;t ha,·e auainl'd t lw agt' of !:;b. teen: if young men. t he age o f 1.

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2. Jhmtl Glmmrtu·.-.\ '' rittt•n tctStimonial o f moral cha racter il:i re quired of all who S<:ek admis-..ion a. llmlt/t.-Call(lidatt':<. must be in good health and free fro m any defect that would unlit th<·m for s<: rvi<-c as teac he rs. A phy!:i ic<•rtifkate may be suhmitt<·d as ev id en('e of phy sica l so undness. .\

ph_r ~i<:al

c:ian"s

phy:;ical examination "ill be given t hose who do not briug s u ch ce r t.iji catc. •J &!tolarsldp.-a.

The dipl oma eonfc rrcd by a hi g h school or college app roved by th e Board of Tr ustees is s utlicicm e:vidcnce o f scholars h ip. Candidates wh o prese nt. suc h diploma on or hdo rc the openin g da y of any te rm will be admil.tc<l with out cxami rr ai iou. b. Candidates wh o arc not grn du atcs of accredit ed hi g h schools or colleges will be examined in n·ad in g, Eng lis h ~ rarnmar and compos ition , in cludi ng spelling and pcnnmn:.h ip , L' niwl States histo ry, a ri t-hm et ic , and geograp hy. Thi s exa minati on is g iv<• n o n the jirst. Tu esday of Se pt e m ber a nd of F ebruary. T hose wh o arc admitted a rc class ifi<·d accordin g io th e ir auainmcnts, awl t hose d(·siring to tak e adva nced s tandin g s hould brin g e viden ce o f t heir ad ,•ancecl scholarship , t houg h nn ec-.a min al.ion ltlll)' be rc(prircd in any case where a si.Udent desires to pa ss ove r a s ubject 5. i\ pplication s hould be •nud e in pc r:,;o n or by lcl.te r, be fore 1.hc o pen in g of the Lerrn, Lo the Prin e ipal :rt. t.lt e No rmal Sc hool, or t.o the Com mi ss ioner o ( P ublic Schools at No. 10111\ortlr Main Street., Pro vid ence. T hose applying by letter s hould g ive:


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a. Th e name in full. h. '!'h e post oflice address.

e. Age. d. Place of prev ious cducaLion. c. N umbe r of terms taught, if any.

Eri PLOYfiENT. Graclunt.es o f Lhc school easily find employment. T he d ema nd for nor mal g radwltcs is inc reasing everyw here fa stc •· Limn Lhc s upply. Durin g t he past two years ma ny calls ha ve come to t his S(·hool for tcnehers, g mcl ua tes o f the school bciu g usually sough t, nnd most. of the t im~: not a grad uate has been avai lable. ~ot infreq uent ly t he inquiry was for a teacher who could be strong ly recommended for a position of hi g h grade. Th ere is alJ undant encou rage ment for young men or womct! of talent to fit themsel ves b_r professional study fo r c:\ rl:('rS o f us(' fuln l's." in tiH' Nlucatiowllli c-ld .

TO SCHOOL OFF ICERS. S npet·int cnd cnt s a nd membe rs of school co mmi ttees a rc especially in vited to visit t he Normal School and communi cate wi th t he Prin cipal with rcfPn.: ncc to ca nd idates for positio ns, and with reference to s uit:tbl c ca ndidates fo r admisf'io n 10 the Normal t;chool. They arc a lso req uested to n ull~(' known to young pt:opl c who possess abilit y and ad ap tati on to t he work of teachi ng t he advanwge of t he course o f ed uca ti on and trainin g w hid1 is open to th<'m at the Xonn:1l ~chool.

PROSPECTIVE EQU IPfiENT. A new bu ildin g designed to be commod ious and well adapt.ct! to t he need s of l\ nonmd school is in process o f erection. It will be loc·ated at t he corner of Park nnd Lincoln s t.reets, fram ing Gas pee s treet, within a fe w minut es walk of the new passenger sta tion. lL will contnin accom motlat.ions for a trai nin g school, emb racing a kind ergan cn training d ep1lrt · mcnt , a primury t minin g dcp!Htm ent. and a g mmm ar school training fi epu 1·tmcn1., and nmp lc accommodations for all the departments of t he wo rk vf t he normnl school. A cu t of t he ne w bui ld ing will Uc found in t h is Cllta logul'.




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