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CONDUCTING A SCHOOL, Through the Agency of the Scholars themselves:
COMPRISING THE ANALYSIS OF
AN EXPERIMENT IN EDUCATION, MADE AT THE MALE ASYLUM, MADRAS, 1789-1796.
Elements of Tuition, Part 2, the English School, Or the History, Analysis, and Application of the New System of Education, now in te Press.
Dedicated, by Permission,
"To His Grace the Archbishop of Canterbury."
FOR THE USE OF SCHOOLS AND FAMILIES.
By the Rev. ANDREW BELL, D. D ; L. L. D: F. As. S: F. R. S. Ed: Master of Sherburn Hospital, Durham.
fourth ediTION, GREATLY ENLARGED.
WITH AN HISTORICAL INTRODUCTION AND APPENDIX.
"Moses chose able men out of all Israel, and made them heads over the people, rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fitties, and rulers of tens "-Exod. xviii. 25
"Sicut firmiores in literis profectus alit æmulatio: ita incipi. entibus atque adhuc teneris, condiscipulorum quam præcep toris, jucundior, hoc ipso quod facilior, imitatio est.”—QUIN.
Printed at the Free-School, Gower's Walk, Whitechanel.
FOR JOHN MURRAY, 50, ALBEMARLE STREET; RIVINGTONS, ST PAUL'S CHURCH-YARD; HATCHARD, PICCALONGMAN, HURST, AND CO PATERNOSTER ROW; T. UNDERWOOD, 32, FLEET STREET; W BLACKWOOD, EDINBURG; AND J. CUMMING, DUBLIN.
Male Orphan Asylum, at Madras, are, in this Edition, referred, not only as in the former, to the respective pages of the original publication of that Report in London, 1797-but also to the literal re-print thereof, just published, and entitled,
"ELEMENTS OF TUITION PART I.
"Or the Report of the Military Male Orphan Asylam of Egmore, at Madras,
"With its original proofs and vouchers, as transmitted from India, and published in London, 1797, under the title of
'An Experiment in Education,' &c.
"A new Edition: to which are subjoined additional Documents and Records, illustrative of the progress of the New System of Education in the School in which it originated; and of its fruits in the character, conduct, and fortunes of its pupils. 1813."
The second part (stated p. 7. as if already published) is now in the Press, under the title of
"ELEMENTS OF TUITION, PART II. THE ENGLIH SCHOOL:
"Or the History, Analysis, and Application of the New System of Education," &c. &c. &c.
This will be followed by
"ELEMENTS OF TUITION, PART III. LUDUS LITERARIUS:
"Or the Application of the Madras System of Education to Grammar and other Schools, for the higher orders of Children."
Introduction; explanatory of the end, principle, and
authenticated origin of the discovery made at Ma-
dras-with notices of the subsidiary practices of the
new system of education-as established in the Mi-
litary Male Orphan Asylum of Egmore, East
PART I. The Madras System of Education.
CHAP. I. Scheme of a School. Classification, pupils,
tutors, teachers, ushers, master, superintendent, re-
II. Instructions for modelling a School. General Laws.
Classing-selection of teachers. Mode of getting and
saying lessons. Short, easy, frequent, and perfect
lessons. Instruments of inspection and discipline-
Marked book. Registers, black-book-Weekly exa-
PART II. Practices of the Madras Asylum.
Introduction. Art of reading divided into three
CHAP. I. Of the Alphabet, and writing on Sand
II. Of Monosyllables, previous Spelling, &c.-Perfect
teaching-The ground-work. Points and stops-
III. Of Words of more than one Syllable-Syllabic and
other Reading Described and exemplified. Sim-
plifying and reducing to first elements. Reading word
by word, and in the usual mode. Appropriate
IV. Unreiterated Spelling-described-general rule for
hearing classes say their lessons-Precision
V. Morality and Religion-Taught in classes. Re-