5 Sukhomlinsky’s Paradox
  I
  EDUCATION AND THE EDUCATOR
50 I Am a Firm Believer in the Great Power of Education
62 The Need to Understand the Workings of the Child’s Heart
70 Fostering a Sense of Involvement in Work
80 One of the Most Difficult Tests for the Teacher
98 We Try to Make Even the Walls of the School Speak to the Children
110 Half Our Work Is Devoted to Health Care
120 Teaching Must Become a Science for Everyone
  II
  STUDY
126 Knowledge Is Vital to Man, Precisely Because He Is Human
130 All Our Plans Are Reduced to Naught, if Our Pupils Have No Desire to Learn
144 Children Should Live in a World of Creativity
164 A True School Is a Kingdom of Active Thought
173 To Give Pupils a Spark of Knowledge, the Teacher Must Imbibe a Whole Sea of Light
  III
  WORK
188 Love of Work Is Essential for the Development of Our Characters and Intellectual Ability
194 Joy from Work which Enhances Everyday Life
207 From Technical ABC’s to Advanced Working Skills
  IV
  BEAUTY
219 To the Humane by Way of the Beautiful
232 The Fairy-Tale Cannot Exist Without Beauty
240 Music Keeps the Heart Straight
248 School Means First and Foremost Books
258 Looking at Pictures Is an Introduction to the World of Feelings
  V
  THE COLLECTIVE
265 Rallying Pupils Together
273 The Collective: an Infinitely Complex Sphere of Emotional and Cultural Interaction
281 What Can Be Expected of a Children’s Collective?
  VI
  MORALS AND CONVICTIONS
287 Man’s Sacred Duty
293 Devotion to an Ideal Is Impossible Unless Man Feels a Deep Need for His Fellows
309 Compatibility of Convictions and Actions
319 The World of Ideas Unfolds to Children after They Enter Their Teens
337 Nothing in This World Is More Interesting Than Man Himself
343 Guidance in Self-Education
347 SOURCES
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