Pestalozzi Johann Heinrich
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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