The Montessori approach

Kallen, Laurel
December 1993
Mothering;Winter93, Issue 69, p96
Focuses on the Montessori approach to childhood education. Children's play time as work; Basic principles of Montessori education; Consideration of the individual as a whole; Respect for oneself, others, the environment and life itself; Emphasis on the child's relationship with the real world; Contribution the child can give to humanity; Learning as natural to children.


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