ERIC Number: ED457661
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Design Guidelines for Montessori Schools.
De Jesus, Raquel
This report presents guidelines for use by architects, designers, and teachers in designing an environment that will complement and enhance the Montessori teaching method. The report provides a history of the Montessori Method, analysis of books written by Montessori and her followers, review of methods and settings, and a section containing interviews and inventories done in six Montessori schools in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Proposed design guidelines, including adjacency suggestions, are offered for preparing the many unique environments defined by the Montessori method. Appendices contain school interview forms and pages describing "muscular education" from the book, "Montessori Method." (Contains 38 references.) (GR)
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Environment, Educational Facilities Design, Guidelines, Montessori Method, Montessori Schools, Student School Relationship
Center for Architecture and Urban Planning Research, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, P.O. Box 413, Milwaukee, WI 53201 ($12). Tel: 414-229-2878.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Milwaukee. Center for Architecture and Urban Planning Research.
Identifiers - Location: Wisconsin