ERIC Number: ED103124
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
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Montessori: Her Method and the Movement. What You Need to Know.
Orem, R. C., Ed.
This book presents the basic ideas, motives, and goals of the Montessori Method of early childhood education and provides information for people interested in teaching in Montessori schools. Four main sections are included: (1) a discussion of the philosophical roots of the Mntessori Method and descriptions of the practical, day-to-day, operations of a typical school; (2) a look at Montessori staff responsibilities, didactic apparatus (which resemble learning games), and objectives and subjective goals discussed in relation to working Montessori schools; (3) articles which explore learning in the home, self-discipline in children, Montessori's influence on public school education, language development, "right to read" programs, and the development of flexible thinking; (4) responses to a Montessori administrator/teacher survey (concerning expectations, employment trends, teacher preparation, professional development, and teacher evaluation), examples of teacher training exercises, and a samplig of Montessori training programs. (CS)
Descriptors: Child Development, Discipline, Educational Philosophy, Learning Readiness, Models, Objectives, Parent Participation, Preschool Education, Program Descriptions, Reading Readiness, Teacher Education
G. P. Putnam's Sons, 200 Madison Avenue, New York, New York 10016 ($7.95)
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