Discovery of the Child

Discovery of the Child

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Maria Montessori went beyond the conventions of the day to seek a new way of knowing and loving a child. In THE DISCOVERY OF THE CHILD, she describes the nature of the child and her method of working more fully with the child's urge to learn. With 16 pages of photographs.show more

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  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 108 x 178 x 21mm | 159g
  • Random House USA Inc
  • Random House Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0345336569
  • 9780345336569
  • 9,749

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Maria Montessori went beyond the conventions of the day to seek a new way of knowing and loving a child. In THE DISCOVERY OF THE CHILD, she describes the nature of the child and her method of working more fully with the child's urge to learn. With 16 pages of photographs.show more

About Maria Montessori

Dr. Maria Montessori (1870-1952) was an Italian physician, teacher, and innovator, acclaimed for her eponymous educational method that builds on the way children naturally learn. She opened the first Montessori school, the Casa dei Bambini, in Rome in 1907, and today there are more than 22,000 throughout the world. Dr. Montessori wrote numerous books on scientific pedagogy, including The Montessori Method, The Secret of Childhood, and The Discovery of the Child.show more

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