Maria Montessori

Maria Montessori : Her Life and Work

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Maria Montessori is important background reading for parents considering Montessori education for their children, as well as for those training to become Montessori teachers. The first woman to win a degree as a Doctor of Medicine in Italy in 1896, Maria Montessori

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Product details

  • Paperback | 382 pages
  • 134.62 x 200.66 x 25.4mm | 317.51g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0452279895
  • 9780452279896
  • 32,360

About E.M. Standing

The late E.M. Standing was an assistant to Maria Montessori for 30 years.

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Table of contents

Introduction by Lee Havis Author's Preface Part One: Life of Dr. Maria Montessori I. Preparation II. Discovery III. Development IV. A Great and "Representative" Personality Part Two: The Psychology of Development V. The Young Explorer VI. Stages of Development VII. "Sensitive Periods" in Development VIII. The "Work" of the Child - The Creation of the Adult IX. The Sensorial Foundations of Intellectual Life X. Deviations and Normality Part Three: The Significance of Movement in Education XI. A Visit to Lilliput XII. Movement in Relation to Instinct and Reason XIII. The Exercises of Practical Life XIV. Movement and Mental Assimilation Part Four: The New Relationship XV. The Fundamental Problem in Education XVI. The Prepared Environment XVII. Liberty in Education - True and False XVIII. The Montessori Directress Part Five: Montessori and Froebel XIX. Similarities XX. Differences XXI. Montessori, Froebel, and the Junior School Appendix Index

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