Montessori Today: A Comprehensive Approach to Education from Birth to Adulthood (Google eBook)
Paula Lillard, director of a Montessori school ranging in age from 18 months to fifteen years, provides a clear and cogent introduction to the Montessori program for the elementary and later years. In detailed accounts, Lillard shows how children acquire the skills to answer their own questions, learn to manage freedom with responsibility, and maintain a high level of intellectual stimulation by using the Montessori method. This is an essential handbook for parents and teachers who have chosen the Montessori alternative for the older child.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Review: Montessori Today: A Comprehensive Approach to Education from Birth to AdulthoodUser Review - Juliet - Goodreads
a nice intro to what makes Montessori special and relevant. at times, the author is way too indulgent, but a good read nonetheless. Read full review
Review: Montessori Today: A Comprehensive Approach to Education from Birth to AdulthoodUser Review - Jenny Hawley - Goodreads
This book was easy to absorb and very interesting. The only downside, which is not really fair, if that I wish it were updated to represent a more recent era (it was written in 1995). I also would have liked to have heard more about the transitions from Montessori to high school or college Read full review