Johann Friedrich Herbart

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Related to Johann Friedrich Herbart: Friedrich Froebel, Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi, Maria Montessori
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Noun1.Johann Friedrich Herbart - German philosopher (1776-1841)Johann Friedrich Herbart - German philosopher (1776-1841)  
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(5.) Examples of representative authors, listed in chronological order, include: John Amos Comenius (1592-1670), John Locke (1632-1704), Jean-Jacque Rousseau (1712-1778), Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi (1746-1827), Friedrich Frobel (1782-1852), Johann Friedrich Herbart (1776-1841), Maria Montessori (1870-1952) and Jerome Bruner (1915-2016).
These included American educators who had traveled to Germany to study the methods of Johann Friedrich Herbart. They thought a good education would expand the experiences of young children by introducing them to a progression of factors from the past that shaped the present.
Ivie discusses the life and work of Johann Friedrich Herbart, one of the earliest educators to think about teaching in scientific terms.