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New Materials for the Kindergarten

by Society's Committee on New Materials of Instruction - 1921

The work of the kindergarten must be comtantly new if the present-day conception of education as a meeting of children's needs at the successive stages of their development is kept clearly in mind. Having grasped this principle, the kindergartner sees that children's interests and activities must serve as the starting point in their education and that these interests must be so guided as to create problems for them to solve. The approach to subject matter is made by the meeting of play situations and the solving of play problems. It cannot, therefore, be stereotyped, but must be brought afresh to each individual or group.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 20, No. 1.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 22 Number 6, 1921, p. 1-13
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 20918, Date Accessed: 10/21/2020 3:32:30 AM

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