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Pes·ta·loz·zi(pĕs′tə-lŏt′sē, -tä-lōt′-), Johann Heinrich 1746-1827.
Swiss educational reformer whose teaching theories, based on respect and attention to the individual, laid the foundation for the reform of education in the 1800s.
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(Biography) Johann Heinrich (joˈhan ˈhainrɪç). 1746–1827, Swiss educational reformer. His emphasis on learning by observation exerted a wide influence on elementary education
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Pes•ta•loz•zi(ˌpɛs tlˈɒt si)
Johann Heinrich, 1746–1827, Swiss educator.
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