Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Froebel: Montessori, Pestalozzi
  • noun

Synonyms for Froebel

German educator who founded the kindergarten system (1782-1852)

References in periodicals archive ?
Thinking in 3D - The blocks inspire thinking in 3D and follow the same inspiration as the Froebel Blocks that were also used as children by great minds including Albert Einstein, Frank Lloyd Wright, Paul Klee and more.
Keywords: early primary education, elementary education, assessment, evaluation, teacher practice, observation, Froebel, Waldorf, Montessori, independent, public
Froebel more pays attention to activity educational role automation and play.
Froebel strongly believed in giving children freedom to play with friends and learn through play.
A number of his recent projects concern classroom materials designed by nineteenth-century pedagogical pioneer Friedrich Froebel.
Bringing the Froebel approach to your early years practice.
The curriculum for the nursery school was based on the teachings of the originator of kindergarten, a German educator, Fredrich Froebel.
Have you read the works of Rousseau, Emerson, Pestalozzi, Froebel, Jung, Maslow, and Friere?
Friedrich Froebel, a German educator--and earlier, a forester intern--developed the concept of a "kindergarten" literally translated as "children's garden" in the early 1800s.
Froebel K, Howard W, Schafer JR, Howie F, Whitworth J, Kaleebu P, et al.
The curriculum was adapted over time to reflect the best evidence of the day, initially modelled on Froebel and Montessori methods, and later incorporating the evidence from the Nursery School Movement and Piaget (Carmichael, 2002; Weiss, 1976).
Noting that American children tend to score lower in the spatial and geometric sections of the Trends in International Mathematics Study than in number sense and problem solving, Pollman (early childhood education, Metropolitan State College of Denver) suggests that they could benefit from the work of German pedagogue Friedrich Froebel (1782-1582) on spatial thinking in early education.
After Riis became a reporter and lecturer, the ideas of German education theorist Friedrich Froebel became essential to his own thought; he relied heavily Froebel's kindergarten concept in promoting education of immigrant children (American 312-314).
Emphasis was placed on hands-on learning, along the lines laid out a century earlier by the German educator Friedrich Froebel, the inventor of the Kindergarten who also created its famous "gifts," a sequence of increasingly complex blocks that acquainted children with tools for perceiving the world, and in which intellectual and tactile learning were simultaneous and inseparable.
In the beginning of the twentieth century, Dewey (1990; 1997) helped lay the groundwork for the Progressive Education Movement, echoing and extending the earlier work of Rousseau, Froebel, and Pestalozzi, among others, which placed the child at the center of educational endeavors.