Apr 21, 2012

Friedrich Fröbel Google Doodle

Google celebrated Friedrich Fröbel's 230th Birthday on April 21st, 2012. 

Top 5 facts about Fröbel:

1. Friedrich Wilhelm August Fröbel was born on April 21, 1782

2. He was a German pedagogue. 

3. Fröbel was a student of Pestalozzi who laid the foundation for modern education based on the recognition that children have unique needs and capabilities. 

4. He developed the concept of the “kindergarten”, developed the Froebel Gifts educational toys, and also coined the word now used in German and English.

5.  Fröbel died  – June 21, 1852.

via Google, Wikipedia

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