Secret of Childhood
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Secret of Childhood

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Maria Montessori describes the child with warmth and the exactness of a scientist. She also discusses the array of materials and techniques needed to release his learning potential.show more

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  • Paperback | 250 pages
  • 106 x 172 x 20mm | 117.93g
  • Random House USA Inc
  • Random House Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0345305833
  • 9780345305831
  • 51,739

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Maria Montessori describes the child with warmth and the exactness of a scientist. She also discusses the array of materials and techniques needed to release his learning potential.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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