1st Edition

Pestalozzi
His Thought and its Relevance Today





ISBN 9781315441405
Published November 18, 2016 by Routledge
106 Pages

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Book Description

This book, first published in 1967, begins with a description of Pestalozzi’s life in which the factors which influenced his development are outlined and the history of his educational institutes described. The author then presents Pestalozzi’s most important educational ideas in a systematic way. Dealing first with the various aspects of his ‘Method’, the author goes on to consider certain features of Pestalozzi’s theories which are of special interest – his views on discipline, on the role of teachers and parents, and on general and vocational education. This title will be of interest to students of history and education.

Table of Contents

Preface;  Part One: Pestalozzi’s Life;  1. The Early Years  2. The Neuhof Experiment  3. The Years of Inaction  4. Stans  5. Burgdorf  6. The Rise and Fall of the Yverdon Institute;  Part Two: Pestalozzi’s Educational Ideas;  7. Introduction to Pestalozzi’s ‘Method’  8. The General Principles of Pestalozzi’s ‘Method’  9. Intellectual Education  10. Moral Education  11. Physical Education  12. Discipline  13. Parents and Teachers  14. Industrial Education  15. Conclusion;  Bibliography;  Notes;  Index

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