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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.


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


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John Amos (Jan Amos Komenský), 1592–1670, Moravian educational reformer and bishop.
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Other planned localities are the Danube riverbanks near Propeler and on Komensky Square, Treskoova Street, SNP Square and Kamenne Square.
Por tanto, se necesita enfocar el eje Ciencia Tecnologia y Sociedad en la formacion matematica y "ensenar todo a todos" como se plantea en la Didactica Magna de Jean Amos Komensky, (Comenio, 1966).
Sunday's sole fatality was a 16-year-old boy shot to death in the Lawndale neighborhood About noon, the boy was approached by someone on the 1800 block of South Komensky who shot him in the face.
My assessment traces the influence of such key figures as Jan Amos Komensky, Franklin Bobbitt, Ralph Winifred Tyler, Benjamin Bloom, Joseph J.
(8) The Black River Falls market is defined as Western Monroe County, Wisconsin, and City Point, Bear Bluff, Knapp, Komensky, Millston, Brockaway, Manchester, Adams, Hixton, Albion, and Irving townships in Jackson County, Wisconsin.
In the 16th century, a renaissance scholar Juan Huarte in his script Examen de ingenios para la ciencias described three different levels of giftedness first, one that manages just the basic tasks; secondly, one that is able to learn from a teacher or books; and thirdly, one that is able to create on its own (according to Komensky, (2) 1992).
Andreae's mystagogical Christianopolis was later criticized by his disciple, the Moravian exile, pan sophist and humanist Comenius or Jan Amos Komensky (1592-1670), who conceived his own irenic Christian utopia based on the universal education of mankind.
Among the highlights are Komensky (Comenius), commonly referred to as Hoole's Comenius, translated by Charles Hoole in 1705 - the oldest from the original collection - and Stacey Grimaldi's The Toilet, from 1821, one of the first movable picture books - and among the many designed to teach virtuous behaviour to children.