The Montessori Method
By (author) Maria Montessori
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Montessori Method by Maria Montessori
Book DescriptionThis groundbreaking classic of educational philosophy takes on urgent new necessity today, as "traditional" methods of early-childhood schooling seem to be failing us. Published in Italian in 1909 and first translated into English in 1912, these still-revolutionary theories focus on the individuality of the child and on nurturing her inherent joy of learning to create schools and other learning environments that are oriented on the child. Eschewing rote memorization and drilling, Montessori's method helps to foster abstract thinking and to fulfill a child's highest potential, emotionally, physically and intellectually. Parents from all walks of life will find the ideas herein immensely valuable. Italian doctor and educator MARIA MONTESSORI (1870-1952) was the first woman to graduate from the University of Rome Medical School. She traveled extensively in Europe, America, and the Near East, studying early education and testing her educational methods.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9789562916387
(254mm x 178mm x 16mm)
Publish Date: 29-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Maria Montessori
Absorbent Mind, Hardback (August 2012)
"This book deserves careful reading, for the author's views are as relevant (and revolutionary) now as when they were first proposed."-New York Times Book Review "Startling insights...she is an inspiring teacher . . . educators of all persuasions will find her book alive with ideas."-Library Journal
Dr. Montessori's Own Handbook, Paperback (August 2011)
Today, thousands of Montessori schools exist around the world. This book describes her methods, used today in her schools, including sections on motor education, sensory education, a "children's house," language and knowledge of the world, freedom, reading music, writing exercises, arithmetic and moral factors.
Advanced Montessori Method - The Montessori Elementary Material, Paperback / softback (January 2010)View all books by Maria Montessori
THE ADVANCED MONTESSORI METHOD -The Montessori Elementary Material by Maria Montessori Scientific pedagogy as applied to child education, included chapters on Grammar, Arithmetic, Geometry, Music and Drawing. Educators will appreciate having this classic in their collection.
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