|Author||Carolyn Sherwin Baily|
|Publisher||Henry Holt and Company|
In 1913 an American writer traveled to Rome to observe the individual children of the Montessori Children's houses there.
Each chapter focuses on a different child and shows a different facet of Montessori education through that child's experiences.
Dr. Montessori, the Woman
With Margherita in the Children’s House - Showing the Unconscious Influence of the True Montessori Environment
Valia - The Physical Education of the System
The Freeing of Otello, the Terrible - Montessori Awakening of Conscience Through Directed Will
The Christ in Bruno - About the New Spiritual Sense
Mario’s Finger Eyes - Montessori Sense-Training
Raffaelo’s Hunger - Color Teaching. Its Value
The Going Away of Antonio - Directing the Child Will
Andrea’s Lily - The Nature-Training of the Method
The Miracle of Olga - Reading and Writing as Natural for Your Child as Speech
Clara—Little Mother - The Social Development of the Montessori Child
Piccola—Little Home Maker - The Helpfulness of the Montessori Child
Mario’s Plays - Montessori and the Child’s Imagination
The Great Silence - Montessori Development of Repose
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