ERIC Number: ED073853
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972
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A Way of Learning. A Montessori Manual.
Neubert, Ann B.
This teaching manual for the Montessori method covers the following areas: (1) short survey of Maria Montessori's life and work; (2) beginning concepts of Dr. Montessori's approach; (3) pedagogical methods used in the "children's houses"; (4) reactions to Dr. Montessori's educational approach at the start of the 20th century; (5) Montessori today; (6) the Montessori philosophy; (7) psychic life of the child; (8) the absorbent mind; (9) the mathematical mind; (10) sensory level, sensitive periods; (11) inner motivation, self-motivation; (12) individual learner, auto-education, self-teaching; (13) inner discipline, freedom; (14) sequential learning; (15) the prepared environment; (16) approach to the child; (17) the teacher; (18) the roles of the teacher; (10) the interrelationships: child/teacher/environment; (20) orientation through order; (21) ground rules; (22) the fundamental lesson; (23) the three-period lesson; (24) the lesson plan; (25) points of interest; (26) control of error; (27) how to prepare learning materials; (28) how to display learning materials; and (29) observation. (KM)
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Early Experience, Educational Innovation, Instructional Materials, Montessori Method, Open Education, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Preschool Learning, Preschool Teachers, Self Directed Classrooms, Student Centered Curriculum, Student Teacher Relationship, Teacher Role, Teaching Guides
The American Montessori Society, 175 Fifth Ave., New York, New York 10010 ($8.50, paper; 10% discount on orders of 10 or more copies)
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Authoring Institution: Xavier Univ., Cincinnati, OH.