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The Seven Laws of Teaching, by John M. Gregory (1822 - 1898)
If we analyze carefully a full and perfect act of teaching, we shall find it involves seven distinct elements, or parties and parts—two actors, a teacher and a learner; two spiritual elements, the knowledge to be communicated and the medium of communication; and three active processes, that of the teacher in teaching, that of the pupil in learning, and that of testing and rendering permanent the work done. None of these elements can be subtracted and leave the work entire and complete; and no true account of the philosophy of teaching can be given which does not include them all.<br><br>Each of these seven elements has its own great natural condition or law of action, and these, taken together, constitute the Seven Laws of Teaching. These laws are so simple and natural that they must suggest themselves almost spontaneously to any one who will carefully note in turn the several parties and elements already named. Is it not evident that<br><br>1. A teacher must know thoroughly what he would teach.<br>2. A learner must attend with interest to what he would learn.<br>3. The medium must be language understood by both teacher and pupil in the same sense.<br>4. The truth to be taught must be related to truth already known, as we can only reach the unknown tirough that which is known.<br>5. The act of teaching is the act of arousing and guiding the self-activities of another mind so as to develop in it a certain thought or feeling.<br>6. The act of learning is the act of reproducing, fully and accurately in our own understanding, the ideas to be acquired.<br>7. The test and confirmation of teaching are to be found in repetitions and reviews. (Summary by John M. Gregory)
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I will DPL.

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Sections:
  1. Introduction
  2. The Laws of Teaching (3354 words)
  3. The Law of the Teacher (3096 words)
  4. The Law of the Learner Part 1 (2322 words)
  5. The Law of the Learner Part 2 (2322 words)
  6. The Law of the Language Part 1 (1806 words)
  7. The Law of the Language Part 2 (2064 words)
  8. The Law of the Lesson Part 1 (1806 words)
  9. The Law of the Lesson Part 2 (1806 words)
  10. The Law of the Teaching Process Part 1 (2838 words)
  11. The Law of the Teaching Process Part 2 (2580 words)
  12. The Law of the Learning Process (3354 words)
  13. The Law of Review Part 1 (1806 words)
  14. The Law of Review Part 2 (2322 words)
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Hi,
I'll MC this for you.
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alg1001 wrote: August 23rd, 2023, 3:58 pm Hi,
I'll MC this for you.
Have a nice night!
-Amy
Thankyou! We are ready for claims.
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Over to Readers Wanted.
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I’d like to claim
Section 3, The Law of the Teacher, please!
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Owlivia wrote: August 24th, 2023, 7:33 am I’d like to claim
Section 3, The Law of the Teacher, please!
Done!
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Hi
can I please claim all sections for The Seven Laws of Teaching, apart from Section 3 that is claimed?
Thanks
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Croder wrote: August 27th, 2023, 6:14 am Hi
can I please claim all sections for The Seven Laws of Teaching, apart from Section 3 that is claimed?
Thanks
Cynthia
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Over to Readers Found. :)
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Owlivia/Deborah

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Hi, just a tiny question. Do I need to read the Paragraph Numbers?
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Croder wrote: September 25th, 2023, 4:18 am Hi, just a tiny question. Do I need to read the Paragraph Numbers?
Many thanks
Cynthia
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Many thanks :)
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