[pes-tl-ot-see; Italian pes-tah-lawt-tsee]
- Johann Hein·rich [German yoh-hahn hahyn-rikh] /German ˈyoʊ hɑn ˈhaɪn rɪx/, 1746–1827, Swiss educational reformer.
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Examples from the Web for pestalozzi
In this he was a disciple of Bacon and Comenius, and a prophet to Pestalozzi.
But the greatest lesson that Pestalozzi taught is embodied in the word love.
In every branch of education we hear the warning cry, return to Pestalozzi!
This could not continue long, and in 1780 Pestalozzi was obliged to close his school.
At the age of fifty-three Pestalozzi began his work at Stanz.
- Johann Heinrich (joˈhan ˈhainrɪç). 1746–1827, Swiss educational reformer. His emphasis on learning by observation exerted a wide influence on elementary education