Célestin Freinet

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French pedagogue

Why Is Célestin Freinet Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Célestin Freinet was a noted French pedagogue and educational reformer. Early life Freinet was born in Provence as the fifth of eight children. His own schooldays were deeply unpleasant to him and would affect his teaching methods and desire for reform. In 1915 he was recruited into the French army and was wounded in the lung, an experience that led him to becoming a resolute pacifist.

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