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EDUCATION FOR A NEW WORLD

Author(s) : Maria Montessori ,
Region : World | Language : English | Product Binding : Hardbound | Page No. : 96 | Year : 2019
ISBN : 9789350026106

INR : 295

Overview

The purpose of this book is to expound and defend the great powers of the child, and to help teachers to a new outlook which will change their task from drudgery to joy, from repression to collaboration with nature...Already, the psychic life in the newborn has aroused great interest, scientists and psychologists having made observations of babies from three hours to five days after birth. The conclusion of these is that the first two years of life are the most important... So here begins a new path, wherein it will not be the professor who teaches the child, but the child who teaches the professor.

‚ÄčMaria Montessori (1870-1952), Italian physician and educationist, born in Rome. the first woman in Italy to receive a medical degree (1894), dedicated her life to learning how best to educate children - particularly the poorest, most challenged children - during their vulnerable beginnings.

                                                         

Contents

1. Introduction

2. The Discovery and Development of the Montessori System

3. Periods and the Nature of the Absorbent Mind

4. Embryology

5. Behaviourism

6. Education from Birth

7. The Mystery of Language

8. Movement and its Part in Education

9. Imitative Action and Cycles of Activity

10. The Three-Year-Old

11. Methods Evolved by Observation

12. The Bugbear of Discipline

13. What a Montessori Teacher Needs to Be

Index

 

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