Read online or download a free book: Great Educators Of Three Centuries Volume 4: Their Work And Its Influence On Modern Education
Publisher: RareBooksClub.com (22 May 2012)
By: Frank Pierrepont Graves (Author)
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 Excerpt: ...Hear fertilizing waters. A little seed, which contains the design of the tree, its form and proportions, is placed in the soil. See how it germinates and expands into trunk, branches, leaves, flowers, and fruit. The whole tree is an uninterrupted chain of organic parts,' the plan of which existed in its seed and root. Man is similar to the tree. In the new-born child are hidden those faculties which are to unfold during life. The individual and separate organs of his being form themselves gradually into unison, and build up humanity in the image of God.' 1 A memorial inscription, which now covers the rear of the schoolhouse, after relating his labors and achievements, closes with these fitting words: 'Man, Christian, citizen. Everything for others, nothing for self. Blessings on his name.' Consequently, Pestalozzi defines education as 'the natural, progressive, and harmonious development of all the powers and capacities of the human being,' and insists that 'the knowledge to which the child is to be led by instruction must, therefore, be subjected to a certain order of succession, the beginning of which must be adapted to the first unfolding of his powers, and the progress kept exactly parallel to that of his development.' In contrast to this education in harmony with nature, Pestalozzi saw that the traditional practices of the times gave the pupil a mere ability to read words, a memory knowledge of mathematics, and a superficial culture through the classics that was purely formal and ineffective for real development. 'Our unpsychological schools,' he declares, 'are essentially only artificial stifling machines for destroying all the results of the power and experience that nature herself brings to life.... ...
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