Elizabeth Harrison’s Writings


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In this address delivered to the International Kindergarten Union at Pittsburgh, PA, Harrison discusses the expansion of Kindergarten thought and examines some previous evolutions of the field, which include: mother-play books, self-expression through play (particularly by way of rhythmic use of the body as a means of obtaining self-control), Froebel Gifts, and Occupations. Includes sequences for selected Gifts.

Originally published in Kindergarten Review, November 1903

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Kindergarten Review


Kindergarten, Froebel, Gifts, Occupations, Elizabeth Harrison, International Kindergarten Union


Education | Educational Methods | Pre-Elementary, Early Childhood, Kindergarten Teacher Education | Teacher Education and Professional Development


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