ERIC Number: EJ615397
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Reminiscences and Thoughts about Montessori Day Care.
Stephenson, Margaret E.
NAMTA Journal, v25 n3 p45-50 Sum 2000
Describes a combination day care/Montessori school in London during World War II to illustrate how Montessori principles of order, care, and respect can exist through the environment and throughout the day. Suggests a family-like situation for non- classroom time, discussing meals as social occasions, the importance of grooming, playtime, the use of non-Montessori materials, and parents' role. (KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Note: Theme Issue Topic: "Following the Child across the Planes of Development." Reprinted lectures by noted Montessori educator, trainer, and Montessori Institute founder.