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 (kə-mē′nē-əs), John Amos Originally Jan Amos Komenský. 1592-1670.
Moravian theologian and educational reformer, noted for his pioneering textbooks and his humanist view that divine majesty is exalted and not threatened by science.

Comenius

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(Biography) John Amos, Czech name Jan Amos Komensky. 1592–1670, Czech educational reformer

Co•me•ni•us

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John Amos (Jan Amos Komenský), 1592–1670, Moravian educational reformer and bishop.
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Die Padagogik des Johann Amos Comenius und die Anfange des padago gischen Realismus im 17.
Theories and practices drawn from such individuals as Johann Amos Comenius, John Locke, Jean Jacques Rousseau, Johann Pestalozzi, William Froebel, John Dewey, and Maria Montessori still have a strong presence in the philosophies, instructional strategies and curriculum materials found in early childhood settings today.
Johann Amos Comenius (1592-1670) was a Czech teacher and scientist who believed that education was the key to fully developing a person's talents.