Like American transcendentalists, Froebel
believed that the material world was only the outward expression of the inner divinity of all things.
, and Waldorf) balance these orientations differently (Edwards, 2002).
In American education journals of the early to mid nineteenth century, for example, it is not unusual to come across accolades for the "great teacher" who is accorded the miraculous power of being "almost creative"--testifying to the belief that the teacher could mold the child like, as Froebel
put it, "a piece of wax" or "a lump of clay.
of Roehampton, UK), a Froebel
-trained nursery teacher, introduces early childhood educators, students, and parents to the influence of German educator Friedrich Froebel
(1782-1852), the founder of kindergarten, on early childhood practice.
Entretanto Eccleston tradujo El nino y la naturaleza, el manual de la baronesa Morenholtz Bulow, en el que Froebel
expuso sus doctrinas sobre la ensenanza, texto que llego a ser de uso obligatorio por largos anos en las escuelas normales (30).
Calling upon the work of Socrates, Rousseau, Pestalozzi, Froebel
, Alcott, Mann, Dewey, Tagore, and Winnicott to shore up the validity of her claims, Nussbaum constructs an analysis of teaching and learning that offers an antidote to the problems that plague our test-driven, anemic educational practices.
Theories and practices drawn from such individuals as Johann Amos Comenius, John Locke, Jean Jacques Rousseau, Johann Pestalozzi, William Froebel
, John Dewey, and Maria Montessori still have a strong presence in the philosophies, instructional strategies and curriculum materials found in early childhood settings today.
En el caso del Cono Sur, por ejemplo, figuras como las de Sarmiento y su seguidor Varela, al lado de Juana Manso, jalonaron esos esfuerzos, alimentados por la influencia de figuras de la pedagogia clasica como Pestalozzi y Froebel
is one of the first supporters of the game in the child's education.
Noting that American children tend to score lower in the spatial and geometric sections of the Trends in International Mathematics Study than in number sense and problem solving, Pollman (early childhood education, Metropolitan State College of Denver) suggests that they could benefit from the work of German pedagogue Friedrich Froebel
(1782-1582) on spatial thinking in early education.
was a genius and an educator ahead of his time.
The government is supporting small-scale initiatives using the holistic, child-centred approaches to learning promoted by such education luminaries as Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Johann Pestalozzi, Friedrich Froebel
, Rudolf Steiner and Maria Montessori.