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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