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Froebel's Gifts By Nora Archibald Smith
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Nora Archibald Smith (1859–1934) was an American children's... More > author of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and sister of Kate Douglas Wiggin. Nora and Kate co-authored and co-edited a series of children's books.Both sisters were active in the kindergarten movement that was developing at the turn of the twentieth century, and wrote repeatedly on the subject. They were admirers of Friedrich Fröbel and promoted his theories on early childhood education.Nora Archibald Smith (1859-1934) was the sister of Kate Douglas Wiggin, known best for her novel Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm. Both girls were born in Philadelphia to Robert Noah Smith and Helen Elizabeth (Dyer) Smith. Their father died shortly after Nora’s birth and their mother then moved the family to Portland, Maine. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nora_Archibald_Smith< Less
The World Around Them: Commentaries of An Early 20th Century School Teacher By Dameon Gibbs, Jason Illari
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Dive into the mind of an early 20th century school teacher as Elizabeth Humphreys explores the development of child education. Using the works of German scholar Friedrich Froebel as her cornerstone,... More > Elizabeth Humphreys discusses and analyzes the various stages of children's mental and spiritual growth, from their toddler years into adulthood. Focusing on how their development not only effects their education but also their families, communities and their overall perspective of the world around them.< Less