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Montessori in the Classroom

Montessori in the Classroom

Montessori in the Classroom

Author
Lillard, Paula Polk;  
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Education > Preschool & Kindergarten
Education > Teaching Methods & Materials > General
Publisher
Random House Inc
ISBN-13
9780805210873
ISBN-10
0805210873
Publish
1997-08
Pages
266
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Size
20.32 * 1.91 * 12.7
Format
Paperback
Version
Reprint

Product Description

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.

About the Author

Paula Polk Lillard is the author of Montessori: A Modern Approach and Montessori Today. She is cofounder and director of the Forest Bluff School in Lake Bluff, Illinois.

Review

"Takes the Montessori method and places it on the cutting edge of learning and teaching. This is a must-read book for...educators."--Curman L. Gaines, Superintendent, Saint Paul Public Schools

"Every teacher wishing to take a practical and philosophical look at Montessori teaching should read this book of first-hand experience and reflection."--David Kahn, Executive Director, North American Montessoi Teachers' Association

"Through this diary parents and teachers witness the joyous explosion that can occur in the preschool experience."--Publishers Weekly

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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.