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There are many questions dealing with pioneers in education A lot people do not know any of the great pioneers in education As you read this report you learn about some of the greatest educational pioneers When reading this report you will become more familiar with two great educational pioneers The first pioneer you will become familiar with is Jan Komensky or Comenuis The second pioneer is John Dewy who was one of the important American philosophies As you continue to read this report you will see how each of the pioneers influenced our schools of today Jan Komensky 1592-1670 known as Comenuis was born in Nivintz a Moravian town in Europe He lived during the religious war between the Catholics and the Protestants Comenuis was a bishop educator of the Moravian Brethren Hoping to end the religious wars he created a new educational philosophy called pansophism His main purpose was cultivating a universal understanding Comenuis believed that universally shared knowledge would stimulate a love of wisdom that would overcome national and religious hatreds and create a peaceful world order The principles of teaching and learning to Comenuis respected childrens natural needs and development Comenuis advised teachers to organize lessons into easily assimilated steps to making learning gradual cumulative and pleasant Comenuis emphasized seven principles for teachers They are 1 use of objects or pictures to illustrate concepts 2 apply lessons to students practical life 3 present lessons directly and si mply 4 emphasize general principles before details 5 emphasize all creatures and objects as a part of a whole universe 6 present lessons in sequence stressing one thing at a time and 7 do not leave a specific subject until a student completely understand Comenuis was a pioneer who honored ethical principles of tolerance for religious differences Comenuis believed that teaching should be built on the childrens interest and actively involve their senses Comenuis believed in naturalistic education I feel Comenuis was a
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