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Froebel

noun
1.
German educator who founded the kindergarten system (1782-1852).  Synonyms: Friedrich Froebel, Friedrich Wilhelm August Froebel.






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"Froebel" Quotes from Famous Books



... little volumes on that Republic of Childhood, the kindergarten, of which this handbook, dealing with the gifts, forms the initial number, might well be called Chips from a Kindergarten Workshop. They are the outcome of talks and conferences on Froebel's educational principles with successive groups of earnest young women here, there, and everywhere, for fifteen years, and represent as much practical work at the bench as a carpenter could show in a similar ...
— Froebel's Gifts • Kate Douglas Wiggin

... specially selected for notice and encouragement by an enlightened Minister for Education. It was Madame Michaelis, who in 1890 originally and most appropriately used the term Nursery School as the English equivalent of a title suggested by Froebel[1] for his new institution, before he invented the word Kindergarten, a title which, literally translated, ran "Institution for the Care of ...
— The Child Under Eight • E.R. Murray and Henrietta Brown Smith



Words linked to "Froebel" :   Friedrich Froebel, pedagogue, pedagog, educator



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