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  1. Apr 2023
    1. Out of the ideas of Pestalozzi and Froebel, in the early 1900s Maria Montessorideveloped her method, depending on practical tasks such as personal care andcare for the environment, putting independence at the centre of the curriculum.

      Maria Montessori's educational model stemmed from the ideas of Pestalozzi and Froebel.

    2. a walk one day in the Thuringian hills, and meaning ‘children’s garden’ or‘garden of children’, the word ‘kindergarten’ is now used the world over todescribe preschool or nursery education.

      The word 'kindergarten' meaning a 'children's garden' was coined by educator Friedrich Froebel, a student of Johann Pestalozzi, while walking in the Thuringian hills.

    3. How Gertrude Teaches herChildren

      Swiss educator Johann Pestalozzi (1746-1827) developed a holistic teaching philosophy in How Gertrude Teaches Her Children based on John Locke's ideas and used it to open his own schools.

      See copies at https://archive.org/details/texts?query=How+Gertrude+Teaches+Her+