Montessori Today: A Comprehensive Approach to Education from Birth to Adulthood

Paula lillard, director of a montessori school ranging in age from 18 months to fifteen years, provides a clear and cogent introduction to the Montessori program for the elementary and later years. In detailed accounts, lillard shows how children acquire the skills to answer their own questions, learn to manage freedom with responsibility, and maintain a high level of intellectual stimulation by using the Montessori method.

This is an essential handbook for parents and teachers who have chosen the Montessori alternative for the older child.

Montessori: A Modern Approach: The Classic Introduction to Montessori for Parents and Teachers

Is a montessori education right for my child?paula polk lillard writes both as a trained educators and as a concerned parent -- she has many years as a public school teacher, but it was her enthusiasm for the education her own child experienced in a Montessori school that led her to become a leading voice in the Montessori movement in this country.

Her book offers the clearest and most concise statement of the Montessori method of child development and education available today. Schocken Books Inc. Montessori: a modern approach has been called the single best book for anyone -- educator, childcare professional, and especially parent -- seeking answers to the questions: What is the Montessori method? Are its revolutionary ideas about early childhood education relevant to today's world? And most important, especially for today's dual-career couples.


The Absorbent Mind: A Classic in Education and Child Development for Educators and Parents

Written by the women whose name is synonymous worldwide with child development theory, The Absorbent Mind takes its title from the phrase that the inspired Italian doctor coined to characterize the child's most crucial developmental stage: the first six years. A new foreword by John Chattin-McNichols, Ph.

D. President of the american montessori Society, places this classic book in a contemporary context, offering an intelligent discussion of current thinking in child education. In response to the crisis in american education, more than five thousand public and private schools across the nation have adopted the timeless Montessori Method of teaching, of which this book is the cornerstone.

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The Secret of Childhood

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

The Discovery of the 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. Schocken Books Inc. Maria montessori went beyond the conventions of the day to seek a new way of knowing and loving a child. Ballantine Books.


Maria Montessori: Her Life and Work

Ballantine Books. The first woman to win a degree as a doctor of medicine in Italy in 1896, Maria Montessori's mission to improve children's education began in the slums of Rome in 1907, and continued throughout her lifetime. Schocken Books Inc. 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 new introduction to maria montessori: her life and Work by Lee Havis, executive director of the International Montessori Society, discusses the changes that have taken place in Montessori education within recent years. An updated appendix of Montessori periodicals, courses, societies, films, and teaching materials.

A revised bibliography of books by and about Maria Montessori. Part biography and part exposition of her ideas, this engaging book reveals through her letters and personal diaries Maria Montessori's humility and delight in the success of her educational experiments and is an ideal introduction to the principals and practices of the greatest educational pioneer of the 20th century.

Plume Books. Her insights into the minds of children led her to develop prepared environments and other tools and devices that have come to characterize Montessori education today. Her influence in other countries has been profound and many of her teaching methods have been adopted by educators generally.


The Montessori Method: Centennial Edition

Ballantine Books. Schocken Books Inc. It is an essential work for teachers, parents, and all those interested in unleashing human potential for the betterment of our world. Plume Books. The montessori Method" is Dr. By placing the child at the center, Maria Montessori revolutionized elementary education. Montessori's most complete account of the history, philosophy, and practice of her teaching method.

In montessori schools, as a result, children are given freedom to develop their own skills at their own pace--and, they flourish beyond their traditionally-schooled peers. This special centennial edition celebrates the 100th anniversary of the opening of the first Montessori "Children's House. It features the original text in a beautiful new design, printed on high-quality paper.


Montessori: The Science Behind the Genius

Plume Books. Lillard presents the research behind nine insights that are foundations of Montessori education, describing how each of these insights is applied in the Montessori classroom. Oxford university Press USA. Lillard explains the scientific basis for Montessori's system and the distinctions between practices in traditional, "Montessomething, " and authentic Montessori education.

In reading this book, parents and teachers alike will develop a clear understanding of what happens in a Montessori classroom and, more importantly, why it happens and why it works. Ballantine Books. One hundred and ten years ago, maria montessori, devised a very different method of educating children, the first female physician in Italy, based on her observations of how they naturally learn.

In montessori, angeline Stoll Lillard shows that science has finally caught up with Maria Montessori. Schocken Books Inc. Furthermore, in this new edition, she presents recent studies showing evidence that this alternative to traditional schooling does indeed make a difference. Montessori is indispensable reading for anyone interested in teaching, in developmental psychology, or considering Montessori schooling, training, or in understanding about human learning and education overall.


Montessori in the Classroom: A Teacher's Account of How Children Really Learn

Oxford university Press USA. Plume Books. What really happens inside a montessori classroom? how do teachers teach? How do children learn? This fascinating day-by-day record of a year in the life of a Montessori classroom answers these questions by providing an illuminating glimpse of the Montessori method in action.

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Children of the Universe

Each chapter outlines a great story, Humans, Earth, Life, including the Story of the Universe, Solar System, and Civilizations. Concludes with a discussion of the implications for this curriculum. Cosmic education in the Montessori Elementary Classroom. Oxford university Press USA. Paperback, 246 pages. Ballantine Books.

Used book in Good Condition. Having obtained classic status, this book is used in many Elementary Montessori training programs. Written by michael & D'Neil Duffy. Revised and expanded in 2016. Plume Books. Lead children to a more peaceful future with this comprehensive guide. The appendix includes updated information about scope and sequence, a glossary, classroom resources, and references.

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Maria Montessori: A Biography Radcliffe Biography Series

Maria montessori 1870–1952 brought about a revolution in the classroom. Plume Books. Used book in Good Condition. In her rich and forthright biography, illuminating not only her lasting contributions to child development and social reform, Rita Kramer brings this powerful woman to life, but also the controversies surrounding her training methods and private life.

She developed a method of teaching small children and inspired a movement that carried that method into every corner of the world. Ballantine Books. Cosmic education in the Montessori Elementary Classroom. Oxford university Press USA. Schocken Books Inc.