A Comparison Of Frederick Froebel And Maria Montessoel
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In my essay I shall be discussing two educational theorist’s that involve an in-depth study and comparison of the two educational theorists. The two educational theorists I have studied in order to complete this essay is a German educational theorist called Frederick Froebel and an Italian educational theorists called Maria Montessori. I shall be discussing these two educational theorists in the context of their philosophy, their contribution to early childhood education in terms of their approach and their contribution to early childhood education in terms of their implementation.
The Frederick Froebel backstory is that he was born in seventeenth eighty-two in a small town called Oberwerssbach in Thuringian nowadays known as Germany. His mother died when gave a young age and due to his father being a strict busy pastor, was a young age and due to his father being a strict busy pastor gave no time for Froebel, Frederick grew in a lonely isolated childhood and being home schooled. (Bringing the Froebel Approach Your Early Years Practice, 2016) Froebel spent his time with the natural world in his isolation. In those times Froebel developed a great love, passion and respect of nature. It was a cold, strict and gloomy life. At the age of 10 Froebel went to live with his uncle on his mother’s side who is also a pastor, but is more kind and compassionate to Frederick than his birth father. The contrast of the two environment’s had a profound effect on Froebel as from home school