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Montessori Method

Scope Note: 
Child-centered approach to teaching, developed by Maria Montessori and most often used in the early childhood years, that features a wide range of graded, self-motivational techniques and materials specially designed to provide sensorimotor pathways to higher learning
Category: Educational Process: Classroom Perspectives
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Teaching Methods
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Use this term instead of
Montessori Preschools (2004)
Related Terms
Discovery Learning
Early Childhood Education
Individualized Instruction
Manipulative Materials
Montessori Schools
Sensory Experience
Student Centered Curriculum
Added to ERIC: 12/9/1985