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ERIC Number: EJ635654
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1522-9734
Montessori Education and Optimal Experience: A Framework for New Research.
Rathunde, Kevin
NAMTA Journal, v26 n1 p11-43 Win 2001
Discusses similarities between Montessori method and optimal experience theory. Considers three conceptual similarities between these educational theories: the child as focal point of human society; the role of deep concentration in learning and the evolution of human nature; and the understanding that social contexts can be designed to promote children's concentration, interest, and psychological complexity. (JPB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Note: Theme issue topic: "Montessori's 'Great Work': Our Gift for the Future."