ERIC Number: ED443516
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-May
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Child of the World: Essential Montessori Age 3-12+ Years. Sixteenth Edition.
Stephenson, Susan Mayclin
This book provides information on the basic principles of Montessori education for 3- to 12-year-olds and contains a catalog of equipment, materials, and books for use by adults living or working with children. Information and relevant materials for 3- to 6-year-olds are organized into the following areas: (1) organizing the environment; (2) family life, including care of each other, care of the environment and food preparation and serving; (3) toys and games; (4) blocks and puzzles; (5) earth science; (6) plants and animals; (7) people, including geography and history; (8) language materials; (9) music; (10) art; and (11) geometry and math. Information and materials for 6- to 12-year-olds is organized as follows: (12) cooperation and peace; (13) earth science; (14) plants and animals; (15) geography, history, and biography; (16) language; (17) art and music; and (18) geometry, mathematics, and invention. Two final sections cover parenting and teaching children from birth to 24 years, and an introduction to Montessori education is included. (KB)
Descriptors: Art Education, Catalogs, Childhood Needs, Children, Educational Environment, Educational Equipment, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Science, Family Life, Geography, History, Instructional Materials, Montessori Method, Parent Child Relationship, Preschool Education, School Catalogs, Teacher Student Relationship, Toys, Young Children
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