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The Absorbent Mind

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In response to the crisis in American education, more than five thousand public and private schools across the nation have adopted the timeless Montessori Method of teaching, of which this book is the cornerstone. Written by the women whose name is synonymous worldwide with child development theory, The Absorbent Mind takes its title from the phrase that the inspired Italian doctor coined to characterize the child's most crucial developmental stage: the first six years.

A new foreword by John Chattin-McNichols, Ph.D., President of the American Montessori Society, places this classic book in a contemporary context, offering an intelligent discussion of current thinking in child education.

Maria Montessori, born in Italy in 1870, dedicated her life to learning how best to educate childrenparticularly the poorest, most challenged childrenduring their vulnerable beginnings. Today her legacy is evident worldwide. She died in the Netherlands in 1952.

John Chattin-McNichols, Ph.D., is the President of the American Montessori Society and Professor of Education at Seattle University. He is the author and editor of several books on Montessori education.

In response to the crisis in American education, more than five thousand public and private schools across the nation have adopted the timeless Montessori Method of teaching, of which this book is the cornerstone. Written by the women whose name is synonymous worldwide with child development theory, The Absorbent Mind takes its title from the phrase that the inspired Italian doctor coined to characterize the child's most crucial developmental stage: the first six years.

A new foreword by John Chattin-McNichols, Ph.D., President of the American Montessori Society, places this classic book in a contemporary context, offering an intelligent discussion of current thinking in child education.

"This book deserves careful reading, for the authors views are as relevant (and revolutionary) now as when they were first proposed."The New York Times Book Review

"Written with convictioneven passion . . . the appeal to teachers to preserve at all costs a living imagination is appropriate here and now."Saturday Review

"Startling insights . . . she is an inspiring teacher . . . educators of all persuasions will find her book alive with ideas."Library Journal

Synopsis:

The classic book that has inspired generations of teachers to foster each child's drive to learn.

Synopsis:

In response to the crisis in American education, more than five thousand public and private schools across the nation have adopted the timeless Montessori Method of teaching, of which this book is the cornerstone. Written by the women whose name is synonymous worldwide with child development theory, The Absorbent Mind takes its title from the phrase that the inspired Italian doctor coined to characterize the child's most crucial developmental stage: the first six years.

A new foreword by John Chattin-McNichols, Ph.D., President of the American Montessori Society, places this classic book in a contemporary context, offering an intelligent discussion of current thinking in child education.

About the Author

Maria Montessori, born in Italy in 1870, dedicated her life to learning how best to educate children—particularly the poorest, most challenged children—during their vulnerable beginnings. Today her legacy is evident worldwide. She died in the Netherlands in 1952.

John Chattin-McNichols, Ph.D., is the President of the American Montessori Society and Professor of Education at Seattle University. He is the author and editor of several books on Montessori education.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780805041569
Foreword:
Chattin-Mcnichols, John
Author:
Chattin-Mcnichols, John
Foreword by:
Chattin-Mcnichols, John
Foreword:
Chattin-Mcnichols, John
Author:
John Chattin-McNichols, Ph.D.
Author:
Montessori, Maria
Author:
Chattin-McNichols, John , Ph.D.
Publisher:
Holt McDougal
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Child Development
Subject:
Educational Psychology
Subject:
Child Psychology
Subject:
General education.
Subject:
Developmental - Child
Subject:
Psychology-Child Psychology
Subject:
Preschool & Kindergarten
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Owl Books ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series Volume:
103-71
Publication Date:
19951031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
7.66 x 5.3 x 0.915 in

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The classic book that has inspired generations of teachers to foster each child's drive to learn.

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In response to the crisis in American education, more than five thousand public and private schools across the nation have adopted the timeless Montessori Method of teaching, of which this book is the cornerstone. Written by the women whose name is synonymous worldwide with child development theory, The Absorbent Mind takes its title from the phrase that the inspired Italian doctor coined to characterize the child's most crucial developmental stage: the first six years.

A new foreword by John Chattin-McNichols, Ph.D., President of the American Montessori Society, places this classic book in a contemporary context, offering an intelligent discussion of current thinking in child education.

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