A Short History of Kindergarten Module

Kindergarten was a revolutionary new set of educational ideas that shook up the established institutions. Instead of reading, there was gardening. Instead of lecture and repetition, there was personal discovery. And yet it took a very long time to become universal. This module covers the key elements, people, and events behind the spread of Kindergarten.

Why Do We Have Kindergarten?

This video introduces the reasons behind the invention of the kindergarten, which was a revolutionary new set of educational ideas that shook up the established institutions. Instead of reading, there was gardening. Instead of lecture and repetition, there was personal discovery. And yet it took a very long time to become universal. This video gets us started on the history of the kindergarten.