Pestalozzian

adjective
Pes·​ta·​loz·​zian | \ ¦pestə¦lätsēən, -syən \

Definition of Pestalozzian

: of, relating to, or constituting a system of education in which the sense perceptions are first trained and the other faculties are then developed in what is held to be natural order

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History and Etymology for Pestalozzian

Johann H. Pestalozzi †1827 Swiss educational reformer + English -an

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“Pestalozzian.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pestalozzian. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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