Montessori: The Science Behind the Genius

Montessori: The Science Behind the Genius by Angeline Stoll Lillard 0199981523 9780199981526
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One hundred and ten years ago, Maria Montessori, the first female physician in Italy, devised a very different method of educating children, based on her observations of how they naturally learn. In Montessori, Angeline Stoll Lillard shows that science has finally caught up with Maria
Montessori. 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. 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. Lillard explains the scientific basis for Montessoris system and the distinctions between practices in traditional, Montessomething, and authentic Montessori education. 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, training, or considering Montessori schooling, in developmental psychology, or in understanding about human learning
and education overall.

Author: Angeline Stoll Lillard

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 496

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Publication Date: 2016-11-01


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