Basic Montessori: Learning Activities For Under-Fives

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Macmillan, 1987 - Education - 224 pages
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For the first time, Basic Montessori opens the celebrated philosophy and method to a more general public. David Gettman has devised a clear and modern explanation of Montessori's revolutionary ideas about early intellectual development, and provides a step-by-step guide to the Montessori learning activities most commonly used with under-fives. These include activities for introducing reading and writing, counting and decimal concepts, science, and geography, as well as activities that help develop the child's practical and sensorial skills.

 

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Maria Montessori (1870-1952) was a brilliant and original educator. Her work with children stressed the importance of autonomy as an educational goal. Renewed interest in her philosophy and teaching ... Read full review

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I love the montessori ways and this book was really a great tool. I think I would use it more if/when I have my own pre-school or kids Read full review

Contents

Practical Activities
37
Sensorial Activities
65
Language Activities
131
Mathematics Activities
159
Culture Activities
183
Further Reading
221
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About the author (1987)

David Gettman studied at the University of California at Santa Cruz, and after attending the Maria Montessori Training Organization's course in London, opened a small Montessori nursery school near San Francisco.

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