Definition of Froebel
1. Noun. German educator who founded the kindergarten system (1782-1852).
Generic synonyms: Educator, Pedagog, Pedagogue
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Literary usage of Froebel
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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"For the science of education had to deduce from Pestalozzi's experience principles which Pestalozzi himself could not deduce. And " froebel, the pupil of ..."
2. The Professionl Training of Secondary Teachers in the United States by George Washington Andrew Luckey (1903)
"Bowen, HC froebel and Education through Self-activity. ... Herford, WH The Student's froebel. Hughes, JL froebel's Educational Laws; also Review. Pop. Sci. ..."
3. Studies in the History of Modern Education by Charles Oliver Hoyt (1910)
"Under what circumstances did froebel meet Baroness von Billow? ... How did it affect froebel? How was the work of froebel extended after his death? ..."
4. American Journal of Education (1880)
"Fr. froebel leaves Jena, and becomes soon after a farmer. Dec. 29. ... froebel receives the position of actuary of the forest department. ..."
5. A Textbook in the History of Modern Elementary Education: With Emphasis on by Samuel Chester Parker (1912)
"The manual-training idea, on the other hand, owes its development to relatively few influences, among which that of froebel may be counted as one of the ..."