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Elkind, David – Theory into Practice, 1981
Social philosophers and educators of the past are compared with clockmakers. In the metaphoric sense, the biological clock is the child, the child's behavior is the action, and the maturity of the child is the "Swiss movement". With the biological clock, it is the teacher, not the child, who must learn to tell time. (JN)
Descriptors: Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Educational History, Educational Philosophy