Title Montessori PDF eBook
Author Angeline Stoll Lillard
Publisher Oxford University Press
Pages 497
Release 2017
Genre Psychology
ISBN 0199981523

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"Excerpts from The absorbent mind ... translated from the Italian by Claude A. Claremont"--T.p. verso.

Title Montessori PDF eBook
Author Angeline Stoll Lillard
Publisher Oxford University Press, USA
Pages 0
Release 2007
Genre Montessori method of education
ISBN 9780195325263

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Everyone interested in education, at all levels and in all forms, will take from this book a wealth of insights on how to improve teaching effectiveness."--BOOK JACKET.

Understanding Montessori
Title Understanding Montessori PDF eBook
Author Dana Schmidt
Publisher Dog Ear Publishing
Pages 282
Release 2009-04
Genre Education
ISBN 1598589741

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In Understanding Montessori: A Guide for Parents Maren Schmidt explains the how's and why's of Montessori education while asserting that authentic Montessori education is the most effective way for children to learn. What is Montessori Education? Montessori education, more than anything, is about understanding and aiding the child's natural process of growth and learning. The principles, methods, and materials that Dr. Montessori pioneered over one-hundred years ago are not only scientifically supported and researched, they are based on common sense. Understanding Montessori: A Guide for Parents will help parents understand the stages of childhood growth and learning and how Montessori education uniquely meets each child's learning needs. Understanding Montessori draws on the author's twenty-five years of working with children to explain in simple language what neuropsychologists are now finding that--children learn faster and more easily in a properly prepared Montessori classroom than in traditional settings. Montessori classrooms all over the world have proven that, when implemented faithfully, Dr. Maria Montessori's philosophy works for children at all levels of ability and socio-economic circumstance. Montessori education offers an unmatched complement of principles, methods and materials that develop a child's mind like no other educational method. Understanding Montessori busts twelve major myths that prevent clear understanding of what Montessori education is and is not. The underlying principles of Montessori education are explained alongside children's developmental needs and how these two ideas create the foundations of Montessori methods, techniques and learning communities. Two chapters of the book provide in depth questionnaires for finding and assessing a quality Montessori school, along with details for accessing downloadable copies of these questionnaires. Every group has their own set of key words and Montessori educators are no exception. Chapter 10 explains basic childhood development and Montessori terms with clear and easy to understand definitions. Three key ways to assure your child's success are offered in Chapter 8, followed in the next chapter with ten ways that we as parents benefit from considering a child's point of view. Understanding Montessori promises to explain the basics of Montessori education so that you can make informed decisions about this powerful learning method when a parent's time is in short supply. Montessori education may be the most important choice you make for your child. Learn more by reading Understanding Montessori: A Guide for Parents.

Echoes of Insight
Title Echoes of Insight PDF eBook
Author Patrick Allen
Publisher ACU Press
Pages 320
Release 2017-02-10
Genre Education
ISBN 0891126171

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Christian higher education needs something richer and deeper. Faith-based institutions yearn for more than business as usual, and Echoes of Insight invites you to listen again to older, forgotten, and perhaps even ignored voices. Designed to stimulate conversation among colleagues, Echoes of Insight offers brief summaries of several thought-provoking writers from the last century and encourages a new, vigorous conversation about Christian higher education. •Alfred North Whitehead •John Henry Newman •Dorothy Sayers •Abraham Flexner •Hannah Arendt •Thorstein Veblen •Flannery O’Connor •José Ortega y Gasset •Maria Montessori •Robert Maynard Hutchins •Karl Jaspers

Early Childhood Education
Title Early Childhood Education PDF eBook
Author Moncrieff Cochran
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Pages 1449
Release 2007-01-30
Genre Education
ISBN 0313014485

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Early childhood education has reached a level of unprecedented national and international focus. Parents, policy makers, and politicians have opinions as well as new questions about what, how, when, and where young children should learn. Teachers and program administrators now find curriculum discussions linked to dramatic new understandings about children's early learning and brain development. Early childhood education is also a major topic of concern internationally, as social policy analysts point to its role in a nation's future economic outlook. As a groundbreaking contribution to its field, this four-volume handbook discusses key historical and contemporary issues, research, theoretical perspectives, national policies, and practices.

Encyclopedia of Cross-Cultural School Psychology
Title Encyclopedia of Cross-Cultural School Psychology PDF eBook
Author Caroline S. Clauss-Ehlers
Publisher Springer Science & Business Media
Pages 1097
Release 2010-02-18
Genre Psychology
ISBN 0387717986

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With contributions from leading school psychology practitioners, this encyclopedia provides a one-of-a-kind guide to cross-cultural school psychology. Some 400 entries explore concepts, themes, and the latest research findings to answer your questions in all aspects of the field. Moreover, the encyclopedia offers support at all levels of primary and secondary education, from pre-K to 12th grade. Each entry offers a description of a particular term, a bibliography, and additional readings. The editor is widely known for her bi-weekly Spanish-language columns and her appearances on television and radio as a cross-cultural expert.

Sociology of Education
Title Sociology of Education PDF eBook
Author James Ainsworth
Publisher SAGE Publications
Pages 1056
Release 2013-04-11
Genre Education
ISBN 1506354734

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The sociology of education is a rich interdisciplinary field that studies schools as their own social world as well as their place within the larger society. The field draws contributions from education, sociology, human development, family studies, economics, politics and public policy. Sociology of Education: An A-to-Z Guide introduces students to the social constructions of our educational systems and their many players, including students and their peers, teachers, parents, the broader community, politicians and policy makers. The roles of schools, the social processes governing schooling, and impacts on society are all critically explored. Despite an abundance of textbooks and specialized monographs, there are few up-to-date reference works in this area. Features & Benefits: 335 signed entries fill 2 volumes in print and electronic formats, providing the most comprehensive reference resource available on this topic. Cross-References and Suggestions for Further Reading guide readers to additional resources. A thematic "Reader's Guide" groups related articles by broad topic areas as one handy search feature on the e-Reference platform, which also includes a comprehensive index of search terms, facilitating ease of use by both on-campus students and distance learners. A Chronology provides students with historical perspective on the sociology of education.