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ERIC Number: ED460761
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Mar
Pages: 21
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ISBN: ISBN-1-879264-03-X
Michael Olaf's Essential Montessori: School Edition for Ages 3-12+.
Stephenson, Susan Mayclin
This document details the Montessori approach to educating children from age 3 through age 12. Section 1 provides an introduction to Montessori and its history, focusing on Maria Montessori's work, the Montessori educational philosophy, educational practices (including multi-age grouping and teaching methods, Montessori teachers and their training, educational materials, the use of television and computers as educational tools, and Montessori at home). Section 2 describes parenting and teaching children in different age groups, while section 3 presents information on preparing the environment. Sections 4 through 12 detail the following aspects of the Montessori approach for children ages 3 to 6 years: family life, toys and games, earth, plants and animals, people, language, music, art, and mathematics. Sections 13 through 19 detail the following areas of the Montessori approach for students ages 6 to 12 years: family, earth, plants and animals, history, geography, and biography; language; the arts; and geometry, mathematics, and invention. Section 20 describes the Montessori approach for students from 12 to 18 years, focusing on the Erdkinder. (KB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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