by Kate Douglas Wiggin
ISBN 0217937926 (0-217-93792-6)
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Softcover, General Books LLC, 2012
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Book summary: Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1895. Excerpt: ... FROEBEL'S GIFTS THOUGHTS ON THE GIFTS OP FROEBEL "A Coebect comprehension of external, material things is a preliminary to a just comprehension of intellectual relations." Fbiedbich Froebel. "The A, B, C of things must precede the A, B, C of words, and give to the words (abstractions) their true foundations. It is because these foundations fail so often in the present time that there are so few men who think independently and express skillfully their inborn divine ideas." Friedbich Froebel. "Perception is the beginning and the preliminary condition for thinking. One's own perceptions awaken one's own conceptions, and these awaken one's own thinking in later stages of development. Let us have no precocity, but natural, that is consecutive, development." Fbiedbich Froebei,. "Every child brings with him into the world the natural disposition to see correctly what is before him, or, in other words, the truth. If things are shown to him in their connection, his soul perceives them thus as a conception. But if, as often happens, things are brought before his mind singly, or piecemeal, and in fragments, then the natural disposition to see correctly is perverted to the opposite, and the healthy mind is perplexed." Friedrich Froebbl. "The linking together which is everywhere seen, and which holds the Universe in its wholeness and unity, the eye receives, and thereby receives the representation, but without understanding it except as an impression and an image. But these first impressions are the root-fibres for the understanding that is developed later." Friedrich Froebel. "The correct perception is a preparation for correct knowing and thinking." Friedrich Froebel. "No new subject of instruction should come to the scholar, of which he does not at least conjecture that it is grounded in the ...
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