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Montessori

Maria . 1870--1952, Italian educational reformer, who evolved the Montessori method of teaching children
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The Montessori Centre Wales will next week host 60 students and lecturing staff for a lecture on the Montessori method as a framework for analysing issues related to early childhood, education and societal development.
Instead, the Montessori method is about learning through fun activities, about using all the senses as it is a method of educating young children that helps the development of a child's own initiative and natural abilities, especially through practical play.
It is especially valuable, she said, because it is a curriculum that has been worked out over time and developed as it's been used with children and by someone who understands the Montessori method.
Following the initial burst of interest, educational professionals have often examined the ways in which the Montessori Method might provide benefits to a wide range of learners.
The collaboration followed a successful project to introduce the Montessori method at a particularly tough primary in Manchester, backed by pounds 40,000 of Government money.
Maria Montessori, the first woman to become an MD in Italy, founded the Montessori method.
The 18 children from nursery age to Year 2 all work together under the Montessori method of teaching used at Kenderdine.
Mia Levi who, with her husband Evan runs six preschool programs in the Los Angeles area, including two Montessori schools, argued that the Montessori method doesn't fit within the curriculum standards of Proposition 82.
There are well-known national nonprofit brands, such as KIPP Academies, and there are scores of for-profit and nonprofit charters that operate a handful of schools each focusing on the Montessori method, or math and science, or the performing arts.
The Montessori method is best appreciated when it can be witnessed first-hand.
This book offers a detailed account of the Montessori method used to teach religion to children.

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