The Absorbent Mind

Titre : The Absorbent Mind
Auteur : Maria Montessori
Éditeur : Simon and Schuster
ISBN-13 : 9781625588685
Libération : 2013-03-25

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The Absorbent Mind was Maria Montessori's most in-depth work on her educational theory, based on decades of scientific observation of children. Her view on children and their absorbent minds was a landmark departure from the educational model at the time. This book helped start a revolution in education. Since this book first appeared there have been both cognitive and neurological studies that have confirmed what Maria Montessori knew decades ago.

The Montessori Reader

Titre : The Montessori Reader
Auteur : Maria Montessori
Éditeur : Simon and Schuster
ISBN-13 : 9781625588760
Libération : 2013-03-25

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The Montessori method revolutionized how children were educated. The Montessori method is characterized by an emphasis on self-directed activity on the part of the child, using specialized materials that are presented very precisely by the teacher. It stresses the importance of adapting the child's learning environment to his or her developmental level, and of the role of physical activity in absorbing abstract concepts and practical skills. Collected here in this 3-in-1 omnibus edition are Maria Montessori's three most important works: The Absorbent Mind, Dr. Montessori's Own Handbook, and The Montessori Method. The Absorbent Mind was Maria Montessori's most in-depth work on her educational theory, based on decades of scientific observation of children. Her view on children and their absorbent minds was a landmark departure from the educational model at the time. This book helped start a revolution in education. Since this book first appeared there have been both cognitive and neurological studies that have confirmed what Maria Montessori knew decades ago. In Dr. Montessori's Own Handbook, Maria Montessori explains the basic of her system, how it works and why it works. There are dozens of figures to help illustrate her points. "My method is scientific, both in its substance and in its aim. It makes for the attainment of a more advanced stage of progress, in directions no longer only material and physiological." The Montessori Method teaches reading via phonics and whole language, the comparative benefits of which are currently being recognized. To all educators this book should prove most interesting. All who are fair-minded will admit the genius that shines from the pages which follow, and the remarkable suggestiveness of Dr. Montessori's labors. -Henry W. Holmes

The Absorbent Mind

Titre : The Absorbent Mind
Auteur : Maria Montessori
Éditeur : Lulu.com
ISBN-13 : 9781105122279
Libération :

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The Montessori Method represents an explicit idealism and turn away from war and violence toward peace and reconstruction. It is built on coherent visions of how to improve human society by helping children realize their full potential as intelligent, creative, whole persons. In the Montessori Method, children are viewed as active authors of their own development, strongly influenced by natural, dynamic, self-righting forces within themselves, opening the way toward growth and learning. Teachers depend for their work with children on carefully prepared, aesthetically pleasing environments that serve as a pedagogical tool and provide strong messages about the curriculum and about respect for children. Partnering with parents is highly valued in the Montessori Method, and children are evaluated by means other than traditional tests and grades.

Maria Montessori Her Life And Work hc

Titre : Maria Montessori Her Life And Work hc
Auteur : E.M. Standing
Éditeur : Genesis Publishing Pvt Ltd
ISBN-13 : 8130706407
Libération : 2008

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Maria Montessori, 1870-1952, Italian physician and educator.

Dr Montessori s Own Handbook

Titre : Dr Montessori s Own Handbook
Auteur : Maria Montessori
Éditeur : Courier Corporation
ISBN-13 : 9780486121116
Libération : 2012-03-07

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DIVValuable guidelines for turning a child's home into an effective learning environment, plus useful suggestions for stimulating and honing a youngster's visual, auditory, and tactile perceptions. 43 illustrations. /div

The Absorbent Mind Scholar s Choice Edition

Titre : The Absorbent Mind Scholar s Choice Edition
Auteur : Maria Montessori
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 1297022750
Libération : 2015-02-14

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

The Discovery of the Child

Titre : The Discovery of the Child
Auteur : Maria Montessori
Éditeur : Aakar Books
ISBN-13 : 8187879238
Libération : 2004-01-01

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Maria Montessori (1870 1952), Italian Physician And Educationist, Born In Rome, The First Woman In Italy To Receive A Medical Degree (1894), She Founded A School For Children With Learning Disabilities (1899 1901), And Developed A System Of Education For Children Of Three To Six Based On Spontaneity Of Expression And Freedom From Restraint. The System Was Later Worked Out For Older Children, And Applied In Montessori Schools Throughout The World. She Opened The First Montessori School For Children In The Slums Of Rome In 1907.

The Tao of Montessori

Titre : The Tao of Montessori
Auteur : Catherine McTamaney
Éditeur : iUniverse
ISBN-13 : 9780595865444
Libération : 2007-02-09

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"If, like some, you regret that Montessori too rarely in her writings appreciated the humanity of teachers-their creativity, their curiosity, their doubts-this book stands as the perfect complement."-Jola-Montessori.com Evocative and unique, The Tao of Montessori offers a quiet balance to the noisy demands of teaching and parenting through a special blend of encouraging verse. Award-winning Montessori teacher Catherine McTamaney revisits the eighty-one verses of Lao-tzu's Tao Te Ching and relates them to the life and work of teachers, parents, and children. Originally meant to remind rather than direct and to show the way toward natural harmony in the world around and within us, Lao-tzu's verses find a new meaning through McTamaney's skillful mixture of spirituality and education. Take a moment to read a single stanza, then put it aside and muse upon its meaning. By revisiting one verse each day, you can relate its images to your life as a teacher, parent, or child. Whether you are familiar with the writings of Lao-tzu or are simply ready to explore a refreshingly contemplative perspective on children and teachers, The Tao of Montessori is a profound work of intellectual stimulation.

Hanging Out Messing Around and Geeking Out

Titre : Hanging Out Messing Around and Geeking Out
Auteur : Mizuko Ito
Éditeur : MIT Press
ISBN-13 : 9780262258265
Libération : 2009-10-30

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Conventional wisdom about young people's use of digital technology often equates generational identity with technology identity: today's teens seem constantly plugged in to video games, social networking sites, and text messaging. Yet there is little actual research that investigates the intricate dynamics of youths' social and recreational use of digital media. Hanging Out, Messing Around, and Geeking Out fills this gap, reporting on an ambitious three-year ethnographic investigation into how young people are living and learning with new media in varied settings -- at home, in after-school programs, and in online spaces. Integrating twenty-three case studies -- which include Harry Potter podcasting, video-game playing, music sharing, and online romantic breakups -- in a unique collaborative authorship style, Hanging Out, Messing Around, and Geeking Out is distinctive for its combination of in-depth description of specific group dynamics with conceptual analysis.

The Secret of Childhood

Titre : The Secret of Childhood
Auteur : Maria Montessori
Éditeur : Orient Blackswan
ISBN-13 : 8125014551
Libération : 1978

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Dr Montessori s revolutionary method of education began early this century. In this classic work she expounds her conviction that in the child there are laws of growth in character and disposition as marked as those in his physical life. This book will be of great interest and importance to all those who care for the young.