ERIC Number: EJ602141
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Nurturing the Respectful Community through Practical Life.
NAMTA Journal, v25 nl p101-16 Win 2000
Discusses the importance of Montessori's Practical Life exercises for building character and self-esteem, more concern for others, better understanding for academic learning, and a self-nurturing, respectful classroom community. Considers aspects of movement and silence exercises for developing the child's contemplative and reflective nature that brings peacefulness and a state of grace. (JPB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme Issue Topic: "The 'Casa dei Bambini': Primary Perspectives through Time and Space."