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  Maria Montessori Sails to America
by Maria Montessori
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For the first time, Maria Montessori's thoughts, feelings and impressions, written down by herself in this private diary, are being published. This diary was penned by Maria Montessori during her first voyage to America in 1913. In it she dwells on the major changes that had taken place in her life in that year and looks forward to what her visit to America may have in store for her and her work.
 

  The 1913 Rome Lectures
by Maria Montessori
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Volume 18 in The Montessori Series. At the beginning of 1913 Maria Montessori gave her first international training course, attended by some 90 students from around the world. 100 years laters these lectures have now been published for the first time, revealing her passion for combining scientific observation of children's activity with educational reform. Published by the Montessori-Pierson Publishing Company in close collaboration with the Association Montessori Internationale.
 

  Psychogeometry
by Maria Montessori
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Volume 16 in The Montessori Series, this new release of Dr Maria Montessori's historical Italian manuscript demonstrates the originality and brilliance of her mathematical talents, combined with her deep understanding of the psychological workings of the child's mind. Offering a fascinating approach to mathematics, Psychogeometry describes the surprising solutions and work that spontaneously pours forth from children once they have the necessary means. Published by the Montessori-Pierson Publishing Company in close collaboration with the Association Montessori Internationale.
 

  The 1946 London Lectures
by Maria Montessori
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The 1946 London course was the first training course given in Europe by Maria Montessori after returning from exhile in India during WWII. In these lectures, the reader can sense that Montessori has travelled the world and has observed, profoundly and scientifically, an immense amount of children. These lectures became the foundation of AMI's 3-6 training course.
 

  Absorbent Mind
by Maria Montessori,
translated C. Claremont
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Based on lectures given by Dr Montessori at Ahmedabad, India, The Absorbent Mind) is an analysis of the physical and psychological aspects of a child's growth during the most significant period of their life. During this period the child learns motor, language and social skills; they develop work and home habits, leasons that will stay with them for life. Dr Montessori illustrates the unique mental powers of young children, which enables them to construct and establish all the aspects of a human personality.
 

  Absorbent Mind Vol 1
by Maria Montessori,
translated C. Claremont
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Based on lectures given by Dr Montessori at Ahmedabad, India, The Absorbent Mind) is an analysis of the physical and psychological aspects of a child's growth during the most significant period of their life. During this period the child learns motor, language and social skills; they develop work and home habits, leasons that will stay with them for life. Dr Montessori illustrates the unique mental powers of young children, which enables them to construct and establish all the aspects of a human personality.
 

  Advanced Montessori Method I
by Maria Montessori
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In The Advanced Montessori Method: Volume 1, Maria Montessori presents her educational philosophy and methods as they relate to children from the ages of seven to eleven. Dr Montessori asserted that nothing should be imposed on the child, but appeal to the childs curiosity and hunger to learn.
 

  Advanced Montessori Method II
by Maria Montessori
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This book introduces the reader to the materials and techniques Dr Montessori devised for teaching older children. In seven separate sections she applies her unique materials to the teaching of grammar, reading, arithmetic, geometry, art, music, and poetic metrics. These, Dr Montessori believes, are the fundamentals of primary school learning.
 

  Basic Ideas in Mont Educational Theory
by Maria Montessori
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This book provides a lively analysis of Maria Montessori's educational beliefs and methodology. It discusses her views on the important problems of education in the family and in the pre-school and school environments. In addition, it discusses religious education and its relationship to the child's natural development. The work also includes a succinct and up-to date biography of Maria Montessori and extracts from a wide range of her published writings.
 

  Californian Lectures of Maria Montessori
by Maria Montessori
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In 1915 Maria Montessori delivered a series of lectures at the Calafornia while visiting the Exposition where her glass-enclosed demonstration classroom was located. The views expressed in them represent a fascinating mixture of old and new educational theory, many representing an important, radical departure from contemporary opinion and involve pedagogical techniques and health issues concerning children which are only now being popularised by educators and discovered by medical scientists.
 

  Child Society and the World
by Maria Montessori
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This collection of speeches and lectures by Maria Montessori has never before been published in English. It provides the reader with a vivid and accurate understanding of the theories and working methods of one of the most important educationalists of the 20th century.
 

  Child in the Family
by Maria Montessori
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In The Child in the Family, Maria Montessori discusses some of the her basic principles of education and shows why it is so important for adults to follow attentively all the spiritual expressions of a child. She stresses the importance of adult respect and support for all reasonable forms of activity in which the child engages.
 

  Discovery of the Child
by Maria Montessori
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In The Discovery of the Child, Maria Montessori describes the nature of the child and her method. She believes that once the general principles of her method have been grasped, dealing with its material application is extremely simple. Gone are teachers who wear out their lungs maintaining discipline and verbal instruction, replaced by 'material for development' which affords children the opportunity of teaching themselves by their own efforts. The teacher thus becomes a director of the children's own spontaneous work.

Available in either the Ballantine or ABC-Clio Edition.
 

  Discovery of the Child
by Maria Montessori
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  Qty Price AUD $ 33.00
 
In The Discovery of the Child, Maria Montessori describes the nature of the child and her method. She believes that once the general principles of her method have been grasped, dealing with its material application is extremely simple. Gone are teachers who wear out their lungs maintaining discipline and verbal instruction, replaced by 'material for development' which affords children the opportunity of teaching themselves by their own efforts. The teacher thus becomes a director of the children's own spontaneous work.

Available in either the Ballantine or ABC-Clio Edition.
 

  Dr Montessori's Own Handbook
by Maria Montessori
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This book was written by Maria Montessori in response to requests from thousands of parents and teachers. It is a short, illustrated guide to the use of the Montessori classroom materials and shows how to set up a 'Children's House' - an environment for learning where children can be their own masters, free to learn at their own pace.
 

  Education and Peace
by Maria Montessori
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This is a series of lectures by Maria Montessori given in the 1930's as war loomed on the European horizon. Montessori's thesis is as valid and important now as it was when the world was being sucked into the vortex of war. In these speeches she outlines the need to examine modern education processes which repress the individual by insisting on a narrow approach with narrow objectives. Montessori's method on the other hand aims at giving the individual opportunities to grow spiritually as well as emotionally, physically and intellectually. She supports the concept that human beings are our most valuable resource, and that civilisation is an evolving notion which requires our continued energy to maintain.
 

  Education for a New World
by Maria Montessori
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The psychic life in the new-born has already aroused great interest. The conclusion of research is that the first two years of life are the most important. So here begins a new path, wherein it will not be the professor who teaches the child, but the child who teaches the professor.
 

  Formation of Man
by Maria Montessori
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What is the Montessori Method? For the word 'Method' we should substitute something like this: 'Help given in order that the human personality may achieve its independence' or 'means offered to deliver the personality from oppression of age-old prejudices regarding education'.
 

  From Childhood to Adolescence
by Maria Montessori
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In this work Maria Montessori examines the educational concerns of the older child from age seven to twelve. She considers each level and seeks the optimum method of facilitating growth. In this she analysis the concept of justice, social interaction and cultural pathways and how this relates to children of this age.
 

  Montessori Method
by Maria Montessori
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One of the landmark books in the history of education this volume describes a new system for educating youngsters. Based on a radical concept of liberty for the pupil and highly formal training of separate sensory, motor, and mental capacities. This was Maria's first book and is considered a definitive statement of her methods. The contents include the new pedagogy in its relation to modern science, history of methods, inaugural address given at the opening of 'Children's House,' pedagogical methods used in the 'Children's House', discipline, how lessons should be given, exercises of practical life, reflection, muscular education, nature in education, manual labour, education of the senses, use of didactic materials, intellectual education, methods for teaching reading and writing, description of the method and didactic materials used, language in childhood, teaching numeration, sequence of exercises, general review of discipline, conclusion and impressions.
 

  Secret of Childhood
by Maria Montessori,
translated M. Costelloe
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Montessori confronts society's greatest prejudice, that children are unable to assist themselves and outlines her theories and practices which destroy this myth. She explains how her specialised equipment was devised and why it is so important to the overall education of the child.
 

  To Educate the Human Potential
by Maria Montessori
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This book is intended to help teachers to envisage the child's needs after the age of six. 'We claim that the average child who has been educated at one of our schools knows as much as the student of several years' seniority, and the achievement has been at no cost of pain or distortion to body or mind.'
 

  What You Should Know About Your Child
by Maria Montessori
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The Montessori Method is scientific education based on a sound knowledge of childhood. In this volume, Dr Montessori examines the physical and mental development of the child on its early years. She discusses what she considers to be the basic truths underlying the child's nature, growth and development.
 

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