Montessori: The Science Behind the Genius

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Montessori: The Science Behind the Genius  
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AuthorAngeline Stoll Lillard
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
PublisherOxford University Press
Publication dateMay 1, 2007
Pages424

This book discusses how many of Maria Montessori's ideas have been supported by recent scientific research.

Contents

  1. An Answer to the Crisis in Education
  2. The Impact of Movement on Learning and Cognition
  3. Choice and Perceived Control
  4. Interest in Human Learning
  5. Extrinsic Rewards and Motivation
  6. Learning from Peers
  7. Meaningful Contexts for Learning
  8. Adult Interaction Styles and Child Outcomes
  9. Order in Environment and Mind
  10. Education for Children

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A limited preview of portions of this book is available from Google Books.
The first chapter of the book is available from montessori-science.org.

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