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Friedrich Fr๖bel
(21 Apr 1782 - 21 Jun 1852)

German educator who created the kindergarten system (and coined the name for it).

Science Quotes by Friedrich Fr๖bel (2 quotes)

Mathematic stands forth as that which unites, mediates between Man and Nature, Inner and Outer world, Thought and Perception, [as no other subject does].
— Friedrich Fr๖bel
In Die Erziehung der Menschheit (1826). Adapted and translated in William Henry Herford, 'The School: Mathematic', The Student’s Froebel (1894), Vol. 1, 84.
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Our children will attain to a far more fundamental insight into language, if we, when teaching them, connect the words more with the actual perception of the thing and the object. … Our language would then again become a true language of life, that is, born of life and producing life.
— Friedrich Fr๖bel
In Friedrich Fr๖bel and Josephine Jarvis (trans.), The Education of Man (1885), 145.
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Quotes by others about Friedrich Fr๖bel (1)

Throughout life he [Friedrich Fr๖bel] was always seeking for hidden connexions and an underlying unity in all things.
From article 'Friedrich Froebel', in Day Otis Kellogg (ed.), Encyclopๆdia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1879), Vol. 9, 696.
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