Montessori: A Modern Approach: The Classic Introduction to Montessori for Parents and Teachers

Montessori: A Modern Approach: The Classic Introduction to

Montessori: A Modern Approach has been called the single best book for anyone -- educator, childcare professional, and especially parent -- seeking answers to the questions: What is the Montessori method? Are its revolutionary ideas about early childhood education relevant to today's world? And most important, especially for today's dual-career couples. Is a Montessori education right for my child?Paula Polk Lillard writes both as a trained educators and as a concerned parent -- she has many years as a public school teacher, but it was her enthusiasm for the education her own child experienced in a Montessori school that led her to become a leading voice in the Montessori movement in this country.Her book offers the clearest and most concise statement of the Montessori method of child development and education available today.

  • Brand: Brand: Schocken
  • ASIN: 0805209204
  • UPC: 787721846345

Montessori Learning in the 21st Century: A Guide for Parents and Teachers

Montessori Learning in the 21st Century: A Guide

This book fills a growing demand for contemporary books on Montessori education and how it applies to childhood learning and education in the 21st Century. Dr. Maria Montessori developed her theories and methods for educating young people more than a hundred years ago. Today, much of Dr. Montessori's empirical findings on how the childhood brain develops and works has now been proven accurate by recent neurological/ psychological studies on childhood learning. M. Shannon Helfrich shares many experiences from her nearly 40 years as a Montessori teacher and teacher's trainer to help parents and Montessori teachers understand the factors that influence understanding and learning for children throughout their years of development. In a lay person's terms, the author explains how the brain develops and why interaction with the environment is essential at specific points in a child's development. She includes diagrams and photographs throughout the book.The author also links Montessori's findings with the latest neuropsychological research, weaving back and forth between the centuries, making a strong case for the ongoing viability of a Montessori education in this brave new world. Helfrich offers many anecdotes from classroom experiences with children that support these findings. In t...

  • ASIN: 0939165600

Dr. Montessori's Own Handbook: A Short Guide to Her Ideas and Materials

Dr. Montessori's Own Handbook: A Short Guide to

This is the book that Maria Montesorri wrote in response to requests from thousands of American parents and teachers. A short, illustrated guide to the use of the Montessori classroom materials, it shows how to set up a “children’s house”—an environment for learning where children can be their own masters, free to learn at their own pace. Frames for lacing and buttoning, geometrical wooden inserts, sound cylinders, sandpapers letters, colored numerical rods: these are familiar features of any Montesorri classroom, whether in the pioneering days or today. Dr. Montesorri explains how to use these materials with preschool children to stimulate their powers of observation, recognition, judgment, and classification. These self-correcting learning tools are the original “teaching machines” for young children. Inherently logical and aesthetically pleasing, they were designed to hone the child’s visual, auditory, and tactile perceptions. Dr. Montesorri stresses that each child approaches the apparatus differently. The role of the adult, whether teacher or parent, is to let the child experiment, perceive his own mistakes, and run his own risks in learning.(With black-and white illustrations throughout.)

  • ASIN: 0805209212

Montessori in the Classroom: A Teacher's Account of How Children Really Learn

Montessori in the Classroom: A Teacher's Account of

What really happens inside a Montessori classroom? How do teachers teach? How do children learn? This fascinating day-by-day record of a year in the life of a Montessori classroom answers these questions by providing an illuminating glimpse of the Montessori method in action.

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  • ASIN: 0805210873

Montessori from the Start: The Child at Home, from Birth to Age Three

Montessori from the Start: The Child at Home,

What can parents do to help their youngest children in their task of self-formation? How does the Montessori method of hands-on learning and self-discovery relate to the youngest infants? This authoritative and accessible book answers these and many other questions. Based on Dr. Maria Montessori's instructions for raising infants, its comprehensive exploration of the first three years incorporates the furnishings and tools she created for the care and comfort of babies. From the design of the baby's bedroom to the child-sized kitchen table, from diet and food preparation to clothing and movement, the authors provide guidance for the establishment of a beautiful and serviceable environment for babies and very young children. They introduce concepts and tasks, taking into account childrens' ''sensitive periods'' for learning such skills as dressing themselves, food preparation, and toilet training. Brimming with anecdote and encouragement, and written in a clear, engaging style, Montessori from the Start is a practical and useful guide to raising calm, competent, and confident children.

  • Brand: imusti
  • ASIN: 0805211128

Maria Montessori: Teacher of Teachers (Lerner Biographies)

Maria Montessori: Teacher of Teachers (Lerner

Tells the story of the life of Italy's first female physician and the creator of the Montessori method of education

  • Brand: Brand: Lerner Publications
  • ASIN: 0822549522

Montessori Made Easy: Practical Life Lessons: A Guide for Parents, Teachers, Preschools, and Child Care Centers for Creating Activities and Teaching ... Using Simple Inexpensive Materials (Volume 1)

Montessori Made Easy: Practical Life Lessons: A Guide

Montessori Made Easy: Practical Life Lessons is a guide for Parents, Teachers, Preschools, and Child Care Centers. It is filled with ideas, pictures, and information for creating and teaching Montessori Practical Life skills. All of the materials and activities are simple, inexpensive, and you can put them together yourself. In this book you will find, "Montessori Made Easy."

  • ASIN: 0988634317

The Montessori manual for teachers and parents

The Montessori manual for teachers and

Hardcover edition of Dorothy Canfield Fisher's The Montessori Manual for Teachers and Parents. A less philosophical and more concrete and definite approach to Montessori's teachings, this volume includes chapters on methods in Montessori Discipline and Obedience. Educators will appreciate having this classic hardcover in their collection.

  • ASIN: B0041KL2Z2

One Hundred Child Development Tips: Insights and Suggestions from Montessori Teachers

One Hundred Child Development Tips: Insights and Suggestions

Montessori education celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2007. In honor of the occasion, AMI Montessori teachers from across the United States contributed their thoughts and observations to develop a list of 100 parenting tips that reflect the core tenets of the Montessori pedagogy. Addressing conception to adulthood, the list was then supplemented with selected scientific research on child and cognitive development and published in One Hundred Child Development Tips: Insights and Suggestions from Montessori Teachers. The booklet is intended to be a clear and concise resource for parents seeking to raise joyful, focused, compassionate, creative, confident, and curious children using time-tested, research supported guidance on how to optimize a child s intellectual, emotional, physical, and moral development. The publication was originally distributed exclusively to attendees of the AMI Centenary Celebration in February 2007 and first offered to the broader Montessori world in August of that year.

  • ASIN: 0981451713

Pink Tower in the Desert: Diary of a Montessori teacher in Saudi Arabia. For all parents, teachers and homeschoolers - an insparationnal journey, an invaluable guide.

Pink Tower in the Desert: Diary of a

In this first-hand account of Montessori education in Saudi Arabia, join one woman as she journeys from quiet beginnings as an educator into a whole new world of experiences. Seen through the eyes of a visitor in a fascinating new environment, readers get a bird’s eye view of the delicacy by which Montessori education has been introduced within a traditional community. Perfect for educators, parents, and lovers of good storytelling alike, this book is evocative and honest in its approach to convey the due diligence of the ever-evolving Montessori educational system and its lasting importance—both to the education of today’s youth, and to the author. Pink Tower in the Desert nourishes the mind and the soul of all of us who dream of making our corner of the world just a little bit better. Treat yourself to this dazzling account of struggle, triumph, determination, and spirit by grabbing your copy of Pink Tower in the Desert today!

  • ASIN: 1545404135
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