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Ziller, Tuiskon

(1817–82). B. Wasungen, Ger.; educ. Meiningen, Leipzig; lectured at Leipzig; opened pedagogical sem. 1864; founded Association for Scientific Pedagogy 1869. Ziller developed and applied to public schools J. F. Herbart's* ideas, emphasized the moral end of educ., demanded that the different parts of study be graded, associated, and unified, history and religion forming the core around which all other subjects are grouped; theory of “concentration.” All instruction to contribute to the training of a strong moral character. Works include Grundlegung zur Lehre vom erziehenden Unterricht; Vorlesungen über allgemeine Pädagogik.

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