Nurturing Your Child's Spirit: A Montessorian Approach

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Treehaus Communications, May 1, 1997 - Religion - 123 pages
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Children already enjoy a spiritual life. Our challenge is to respect their original experiences of God while providing them with the images, rituals and symbols through which they can express the otherwise hidden life of God's Spirit within them. Nurturing Your Child's Spirit aims to help parents and teachers meet this exciting challenge.

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Contents

The Montessori Method and Religious Education
10
Religion Montessori and the Home
17
Symbolism
20
Copyright

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About the author (1997)

Schmid is a pioneer in the Montessori movement in the United States. she studied the Montessori method at the side of Nancy McCormick Rambusch, founder of the American Montessori Society. She started her first school in Cincinnati-the Montessori Center Room. The school continues to this day. After receiving her doctorate from Purdue University in 1972, Dr. Schmid taught at the university level until she cofounded the Laureate Private School of San Luis Obispo, California, a nonsectarian Montessori school for toddlers and kindergarten children, continuing through all eight grades based on the Montessori philosophy of education.

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