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    Describe the beliefs of two education reformers, Pestalozzi and Froebel. Explain their major contributions and their individual educational philosophies and practices, comparing and contrasting their theories. Then examine whether or not their views on education and the nature of children align with biblical principles.

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    Both Froebel and Pestalozzi asserted that education must start with the child's nature rather than the teacher's preconceptions. They were both significant contributors to the child-centered approach to early childhood education and pioneers in the holistic education movement. They shared the belief that education should contribute to the spiritual development of children. Likewise, they viewed young children as more than just a growing body and mind; they saw a spiritual dimension to ...

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    The expert compares and contrasts the educational philosophies and practices of two reformers, Pestalozzi and Froebel. In addition, it examines whether or not their views on education and the nature of children align with biblical principles.

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