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Friedrich Froebel and English Education (RLE Edu K)

1st Edition

Edited by Evelyn Lawrence


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This collection of essays describes Froebel’s life and the history of his influence on the education of young children in Britain. It also traces the religious roots of his philosophy and discusses his psychological and educational principles in the light of developments in these fields since his day.

Table of Contents

Preface. Introduction Evelyn Lawrence. 1. The Origin of the Kindergarten P Woodham-Smith. 2. History of the Froebel Movement in England P Woodham-Smith. 3. Froebel and the English Primary School J P Slight. 4. The Influence of Froebel on the Independent Preparatory Schools O B Priestman. 5. The Religious Roots of Froebel’s Philosophy H A Hamilton. 6. Froebel’s Educational Philosophy in 1952 N Isaacs. Bibliography. Appendix. Index.

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EDUCATION / Philosophy & Social Aspects