TIME TESTED EARLY CHILDHOOD THEORIES AND PRACTICES
- PESTALOZZI REVISITED: HOPE AND CAUTION FOR MODERN EDUCATION. McKenna, Maria K. // Journal of Philosophy & History of Education;2010, Vol. 60, p121
The article focuses on the philosophies, writings, and works in education of Johann Pestalozzi. It highlights his works on child rearing and child development which influence modern education all through out the Western world. It discusses several writings of Pestalozzi including "How Gertrude...
- Reclaiming Deep Democracy. James, Adrienne Brant // Reclaiming Children & Youth;Fall2010, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p16
The article discusses the cultural lineage of democracy in the U.S. It states that democracy originated from youth work pioneers and the Great Law of Peace of the Iroquois Confederacy in North America. It mentions several youths work pioneers who advocated democracy including Johann H....
- American Education's Debt to Pestalozzi. Kilpatrick, William Heard // Education Digest;Mar1946, Vol. 11 Issue 7, p41
The article discusses the educational legacy left by Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi. He saw the education of the child as symbolized by the growth of a seed into a tree. Thus, Pestalozzi built on the child and his interests and his natural activities. Out of the unfolding from within, Pestalozzi got...
- The Beginning of Pestallozianism. // Education Digest;Mar1946, Vol. 11 Issue 7, p43
The article points out that Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi might well be called the father of modern education. His first educational venture, a farm at Neuhof, involved 20 underprivileged children on whom he lavished every care and affection. The students themselves supported the school, with the...
- Curriculum And Society. Weissglass, Julian // Education Week;04/21/99, Vol. 18 Issue 32, p45
Discusses the debate between traditionalists and progressives over curriculum. Role of John Dewey in progressive education; Major influences on education in the 20th century; Information on Maria Montessori; Connection of the eugenics movement to schools; Effect of emphasizing rapid recall and...
- Dewey Across the Disciplines. Granger, David // Education & Culture;2012, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p1
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various articles in this issue on topics including significance of Maria Montessori's research and writing for education and democracy, the pedagogical potential of fear and reconstruction of John Dewey's arguments against external aims.
- Maria Montessori. Marshak, David // Montessori Life;Winter2003, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p23
The article discusses about the vision of Maria Montessori on how to develop a child. According to the article, Montessori teaches that each child has a vital energy which she referred to as a horme, that serves as the child's inner guide. The parents and the teachers must provide freedom for...
- Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi (1746-1827). P.I. // Journal of Special Education;Spring75, Vol. 9 Issue 1
Profiles Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi, a pioneer in special education in Switzerland. His work as operator of a number of orphanages and boarding schools between 1774 and 1825; His views on education; Establishment of a school in Yverdon, Switzerland; Published works.
- Pestalozzi. Pound, Linda // Nursery World (MA Education Limited);11/28/2016, Vol. 116 Issue 4408, p32
The article focuses on Swiss educator Johann Pestalozzi, his belief in building on philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau's theories and his philosophy that poverty impacts children's learning and life.