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Montessori, Renilde – NAMTA Journal, 1995
This reprint from a 1985 issue of "The NAMTA Journal" discusses the ideas of Maria Montessori and Erich Fromm in relation to world peace and the role of education in promoting peace. Also examines the nature of conflict, war, and peace, and the need to commit oneself to peace. (MDM)
Descriptors: Educational Attitudes, Peace, Role of Education, Social Attitudes
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Montessori, Renilde – NAMTA Journal, 1999
Reflects briefly on the history of the Montessori movement. Advocates restoring the AMI (Association Montessori Internationale) to its original dimensions. Introduces plans for "Educateurs sans Frontieres" (Educators without Borders), an International Study Centre, and the organization of the AMI archives. (JS)
Descriptors: Archives, Early Childhood Education, Educational History, Montessori Method
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Montessori, Mario M.; Montessori, Renilde – NAMTA Journal, 1998
The three lectures reprinted here, given in 1957 London Elementary course, integrate the Montessori perspective on the Elementary child and Cosmic Education: (1) differences between children before and after 7 years of age; (2) characteristics of children 7 years and older; and (3) the adult role in responding to children in the second stage of…
Descriptors: Adult Child Relationship, Child Development, Educational Philosophy, Educational Practices
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Montessori, Mario M.; Montessori, Renilde – NAMTA Journal, 1998
Examines the role of education in enhancing the natural spirituality of children. Maintains that when young children are given freedom of choice in activities, their behavior becomes gentle, compassionate, and purposeful. Asserts that children unconsciously build the basic structure of the human personality and that spirituality is evident in the…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Philosophy, Educational Principles, Montessori Method