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Montessori: The Science Behind the Genius  
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Author Angeline Stoll Lillard
Country United States
Language English
Publisher Oxford University Press
Publication date May 1, 2007
Pages 424

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


  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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