ERIC Number: ED033164
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
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Montessori for the Disadvantaged: An Application of Montessori Educational Principles to the War on Poverty.
Orem, R.C., Ed.
This book is devoted to a number of original articles on the application of the Montessori method for the education of the disadvantaged. The development of the method, its specific advantages for disadvantaged youngsters, special features of Montessori education, and integration into certain viewpoints about child development, learning, and perception are presented. Montessori schools are said to have had conspicuous success with disadvantaged children whereas traditional middle class oriented methods have failed. Contributors include teachers, reading specialists, an educational psychologist, and a designer. (NH)
Descriptors: Child Development, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Methods, Educational Theories, Learning Theories, Montessori Method, Perceptual Development, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Preschool Learning
Capricorn Books, New York, N.Y.
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