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The Theory of Early Childhood Education


by John E. Anderson — 1947

To understand the education of the young child, something must be known of his world—the society in which he lives—and of his nature, his characteristics, and the manner in which he grows. Knowledge of the manner in which.he gains competence and security through learning underlies insight into his adjustment. The organized experiences which facilitate this adjustment come to the child through the teacher.


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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 46, No. 2.


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 48 Number 10, 1947, p. 70-100
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 20326, Date Accessed: 10/24/2017 3:47:57 AM

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  • John Anderson
    University of Minnesota
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    JOHN E. ANDERSON is the Director of the Institute of Child Welfare at the University of Minnesota.
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