John Amos Comenius 1592-1670 Czech -teacher -writer -educator -bishop
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J. A. Comenius – his work Latin Orbis Pictus("TheVisibleWorld in Pictures") Linguae Bohemicae thesaurus, hoc estlexiconplenissimum, grammaticaaccurata, idiotismorumelegantiaeetemphasesadagiaque ("Thesaurus oftheCzechlanguage"), 1612-1656 Problematamiscellanea("DifferentProblems"), 1612 Syllogequaestionumcontroversarum, 1613 Grammaticaefaciliorispraecepta, 1614-1616 Theatrumuniversitatisrerum, 1616-1627 Didacticamagna("The Great Didactic"), 1633-1638 Scholapansophica ("SchoolofPansophy"), 1650-1651
J. A. Comenius – legacy During the 19th century Czech National Revival, Comenius became idealised as a symbol of the Czech nation. This image persists to the present day. 28 March, the birthday of Comenius, is celebrated as Teachers' Day in Slovakia and in the Czech Republic. The Comenius Medal, one of UNESCO’s most prestigious awards honouring outstanding achievements in the fields of education research and innovation, is named after him.
TheComeniusMedal The Ministry of National Education, Youth and Sport of the Czech Republic and UNESCO established the Jan Amos Comenius Medal in 1992 on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of the birth of the great education.
The Medal, one of UNESCO’s most prestigious awards, is intended to acknowledge the work of those educators who have made a significant contribution to the development or renewal of education. More precisely, it is designed to reward outstanding achievements in the fields of educational research and innovation and exceptional examples of personal devotion to education and the ideals of UNESCO demonstrated throughout an important part of one's life.
J. A. Comenius – didactictheories The great Italian film directorRoberto Rossellini took Comenius, and especially his theory of "direct vision," as his model in the development of his didactic theories, which Rossellini hoped would usher the world into a utopian future.
Scholaludus– somerulesforteachers Education is not a mere administration knowledge to take the children to remember, but improving,true - everything is run on a voluntary basis, without any violence to get students to love learning - the first would be to learn the mother tongue, then foreign - in a foreign language beginning vocabulary, then grammar - learn things gradually, from simple to more complex, while use of illustrative aids - do not force all children to learn by heart without having to understand, but the substance carefully explained to them - to learn gradually to miss anything - emphasis on practical and physical education