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Montessori, Maria 1870-1952

Works: 1,409 works in 4,742 publications in 13 languages and 61,779 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Internet videos  History  Handbooks and manuals  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Dedicatee, Creator, Other, Contributor, Translator
Classifications: LB775, 372
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The Montessori method by Maria Montessori( Book )

192 editions published between 1909 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 4,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Montessori Method. Introduction of Montessori to America. Ideas and practices on education of children
Dr. Montessori's own handbook by Maria Montessori( Book )

142 editions published between 1911 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This short, illustrated guide to the use of Montessori classroom materials describes how to set up a "children's house"--an environment for learning where children can be their own masters. Frames, geometrical objects, colored numerical rods, and many other items are familiar features of any Montessori classroom, and Montessori explains how to use them with preschool children to stimulate their powers of observation, recognition, judgment, and classification. She stresses that each child approaches the apparatus differently, while the role of the adult is to let the child experiment, perceive his own mistakes, and run his own risks in learning
The absorbent mind by Maria Montessori( Book )

112 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the lectures given by Dr. Maria maria Montessori at Ahmedabad, during the first training course to be held after her internment in India, which lasted till the end of World War 2. In it she illustrated the unique mental powers of the young child which enable him to construct and firmly establish within but a few years- without teachers, without any of the usual aids of education, nay almost abandoned and often obstructed all the characteristics of the human personality
The secret of childhood by Maria Montessori( Book )

200 editions published between 1932 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before anything else, this book is a description of the child, seen with the exactness of a scientist and the empathy of a warm heart. From this understanding grew the way of teaching based on collaborating with the needs and powers of a child and the removing of obstacles to this growth that has come to be known as the Montessori Method
Spontaneous activity in education. [Translated from the Italian by Florence Simmonds] by Maria Montessori( Book )

44 editions published between 1917 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu nei rong bao kuo er tong de sheng huo diao cha,Xian dai jiao yu de xian zhuang,Wo dui shi yan ke xue de tan suo,Jiao shi de zhun bei gong zuo,Er tong cheng zhang de huan jing,Er tong zhu yi li pei yang deng
The discovery of the child by Maria Montessori( Book )

87 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 1,780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Montessori went beyond the conventions of the day to seek a new way of knowing and loving a child. In this book she describes the nature of the child and her method of working more fully with the child's urge to learn
From childhood to adolescence; including Erdkinder and the function of the university by Maria Montessori( Book )

77 editions published between 1 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emphasizes the educational preparation, needs, and concerns of the adolescent and views the function of university education
The child in the family by Maria Montessori( Book )

34 editions published between 1915 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maria Montessori discusses some of 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' and emphasizes the value of understanding rather than interfering with such activity
Education for human development : understanding Montessori by Maria Montessori( Book )

13 editions published between 1976 and 1992 in English and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents the philosphical, psychological, and educational ideas of Maria Montessori. Chapters deal with: (1) the contribution of Montessori's ideas to philosophy, education, science, and child development; (2) the relationship of the Montessori materials to a child's intellectual, emotional and social development; (3) Montessori's view of people in relation to modern psychology; (4) the psychological value of work in school; (5) the Montessori view of the process of education and learning; (6) education in a changing world; (7) Montessori philosophy as related to the rapidly changing values of society; and (8) the concept of cosmic education. An appendix contains observations of a Montessori classroom. (Sb)
The Montessori elementary material by Maria Montessori( Book )

44 editions published between 1917 and 2017 in English and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have endeavoured to keep the quality of these images, so they represent accurately the original artefact. Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy
Education and peace by Maria Montessori( Book )

38 editions published between 1949 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lectures given by the Italian educator Maria Montessori at various times at international congresses and peace councils. mainly in the 1930's
Childhood education by Maria Montessori( Book )

13 editions published between 1949 and 1975 in English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents a description of the origins, difficulties, achievements, and contemporary applications of the Montessori method. (Cs)
The advanced Montessori method by Maria Montessori( Book )

12 editions published between 1917 and 1971 in English and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kinder sind anders by Maria Montessori( Book )

89 editions published between 1952 and 2017 in German and Undetermined and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychologie, Psychoanalyse, Entwicklungspsychologie, Körperliche-Entwicklung, Generationenproblem
The Montessori method; scientific pedagogy as applied to child education in "the Children's Houses" by Maria Montessori( Book )

17 editions published between 1912 and 2012 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents "The Montessori Method: Scientific Pedagogy as Applied to Child Education in the Children's Houses," written by Maria Montessori (1870-1952) in 1912 and published online by Mary Mark Ockerbloom
Education for a new world by Maria Montessori( Book )

46 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The purpose of this book is to expound and defend the great powers of the child, and to help teachers to a new outlook which will change their task from drudgery to joy, from repression to collaboration with nature ... Already, the psychic life in the new-born has aroused great interest, scientists and psychologists having made observations of babes from three hours to five days after birth. The conclusion of these 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 -- Back cover
The Montessori method by Maria Montessori( Book )

59 editions published between 1909 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Montessori method is characterized by an emphasis on self-directed activity on the part of the child and clinical observation on the part of the teacher. It stresses the importance of adapting the child's learning environment to his or her developmental level, and of the role of physical activity in absorbing abstract concepts and practical skills. The Montessori method teaches reading via phonics and whole language, the comparative benefits of which are currently being recognized
Pedagogical anthropology by Maria Montessori( Book )

38 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'Enfant by Maria Montessori( Book )

62 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in French and English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Organiser l'école de façon à respecter les rythmes de l'enfant : avant bien d'autres, Maria Montessori avait expérimenté et pensé une progression par cycles pour l'éducation des enfants. Avec ce texte, elle nous présente le premier de ces cycles, jusqu'à 6 ans
Grundgedanken der Montessori-Pädagogik : aus Maria Montessoris Schrifttum und Wirkkreis by Maria Montessori( Book )

49 editions published between 1967 and 2006 in German and Undetermined and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Dr. Montessori's own handbook
Alternative Names
Māṇṭicori 1870-1952

Maria Montessori Italiaans filosoof

Maria Montessori Italian pedagogue, philosopher and physician

Maria Montessori italienische Ärztin, Reformpädagogin, Philosophin und Philanthropin

Maria Montessori médecin et pédagogue italienne

Maria Montessori mulher italiana

Maria Montessori pedagoga italiana

Maria Montessori Talapanulu ampong edukador a Italiana

Maria Montessoriová

Marija Montesori

Marija Montesori itāliešu ārste un pedagoģe

Mariya Montessori

Meng-tʻai-so-li 1870-1952

Meng-tʻai-so-li, Ma-li-ya 1870-1952


Montesori, Marija 1870-1952

Montessori, .. 1870-1952

Montessori, M. 1870-1952

Montessori, Maria

Montessori, Maria Giulia 1870-1952

Montessori Marie 1870-1952

Montessori, Marja.

Μαρία Μοντεσσόρι

Μοντεσσόρι, Μαρία

Мария Монтесори

Мария Монтессори

Марија Монтесори

Марыя Мантэсоры

Марія Монтессорі

Монтессори, М 1870-1952

Монтессори, М. (Мария), 1870-1952

Монтессори, Мария

Монтессори, Мария 1870-1952

Մարիա Մոնտեսսորի

ՄարիաՄոնտէսորի Մարիամոնտէսորի

מונטסורי, מריה 1870-1952

מריה מונטסורי

ماريا مونتيسوري

ماريا مونتيسوري، 1870-1952

ماریا مونته سوری

ماریا مۆنتیسۆری

मारिया मांटेसरी

मारीया मोन्टेस्सोरी

মারিয়া মন্টেসরি Italian physician and educator

মেৰীয়া মন্টেছৰী

மரியா மாண்ட்டிசோரி

മരിയ മോണ്ടിസോറി

මරීයා මොන්ටසෝරි


მარია მონტესორი

마리아 몬테소리

몬테소리, 마리아 1870-1952



モンテッソーリ, M.

モンテッソーリ, マリーア


蒙台梭利玛利亚 1870-1952



Dr. Montessori's own handbookThe absorbent mindThe secret of childhoodSpontaneous activity in education. [Translated from the Italian by Florence Simmonds]The discovery of the childThe child in the familyEducation for human development : understanding MontessoriThe Montessori elementary material