Program Contents: 16 minute DVD.
Copyright Date: 2007
AVAILABLE IN THE UNITED STATES ONLY
PART OF THE SERIES: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: STUDY OF THE CHILD
Why do early child educators and parents need to understand the educational theories of philosophers from three hundred years ago? Viewers will learn theories that will give them a foundation to build their own philosophy of education.
Create your own personalized educational practice:
Learn the theories of John Locke, who believed children are different and education should be individualized
Understand what Jean-Jacques Rousseau meant by children learning through natural consequences
See how Johann Pestalozzi pioneered the use of learning through concrete objects
Apply the principles of Frederick Froebel, who began the kindergarten movement
Through live classroom video, expert interviews, and historical accounts, viewers will gain a deeper understanding of these early theorists and the role they played in the history of education- and still play today.