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Basic Ideas of Montessori’s Educational Theory

Excerpts from her writings and teachings provide a lively analysis of Maria Montessori’s educational beliefs and methodology.

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Education and Peace

Collected together in this book are those public addresses, in which Dr. Montessori first came to grips with the problem of the future of humanity, and gave passionate expression to her insight on the form education must take to be able to help the world in its present circumstances.

Price: $15.00

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Education for a New World

Meant for the parents and teachers of children under age 6. Taking into account the biological and psychological aspects of child development, the Montessori approach urges adults towards a new outlook from which childcare will change from drudgery and repression, to joyous collaboration with nature.

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Education for Human Development: Understanding Montessori

Mario M. Montessori, Jr. An insight into his grandmother’s personality, her role as a feminist and her philosophy of education and child growth.

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From Childhood to Adolescence

This work follows the child from the age of 7 through adolescence. Dr. Montessori’s understanding of the adolescent’s need for independence in thought and action is remarkable. Her comments on the state of education and its implications for the world at large are very modern and more relevant today than ever before.

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Montessori A Modern Approach

Paula Polk Lillard. A historical, philosophical and practical guide to the Montessori curriculum.

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Montessori in the Classroom

Paula Polk Lillard. A fascinating day-by-day record of a year in the life of a Montessori classroom. A glimpse of the Montessori method in action.

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Montessori Learning in the 21st Century: A Guide for Parents & Teachers

By M. Shannon Helfrich

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Psychogeometry (Hardcover)

Maria Montessori. Psychogeometry demonstrates the originality and brilliance of Maria Montessori’s own mathematical talents. This, combined with her deep understanding of the psychological workings of the child’s mind, enabled her to offer an approach to mathematics that is irresistible and fascinating.

Price: $36.00

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Psychogeometry (Paperback)

Maria Montessori. Psychogeometry demonstrates the originality and brilliance of Maria Montessori’s own mathematical talents. This, combined with her deep understanding of the psychological workings of the child’s mind, enabled her to offer an approach to mathematics that is irresistible and fascinating.

Price: $20.00

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The Absorbent Mind

Dealing comprehensively with the construction of the human personality, and the nature of learning, this book propounds Dr. Montessori’s revolutionary ideas about education as an aid to life. In this book Dr. Montessori indicates the responsibility of adult humanity towards this fundamental period of man’s selfformation.

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The Advanced Montessori Method – I

This work on scientific pedagogy comes in 2 volumes. The first volume entitled “Spontaneous Activity In Education” begins with a survey of the inner and outer life of the child, and emphasizes the importance of the prepared environment in education. The second volume is entitled “The Montessori Elementary Materials.” The 2 volumes discuss the application of the Montessori principles in the education of older children, between 7 and 11 years of age.

Price: $17.00

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The Advanced Montessori Method – II

This work on scientific pedadogy comes in 2 volumes. The first volume entitled “Spontaneous Activity In Education” begins with a survey of the inner and outer life of the child, and emphasizes the importance of the prepared environment in education. The second volume is entitled “The Montessori Elementary Materials.” The 2 volumes discuss the application of the Montessori principles in the education of older children, between 7 and 11 years of age.

Price: $17.00

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The California Lectures of Maria Montessori, 1915

This edition includes many unpublished lectures and articles by Maria Montessori during her 1915 attendance at the Panama Pacific Exposition in San Francisco.

Price: $23.00

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The Child in the Family

In this book Dr. Montessori examines the tensions inherent in the relationship between the adult and the child. She discusses the difficulties and contradictions of daily life within the frame work of which adults need to recognize and rectify their own defects in order to become worthy of the child. She stresses the importance of the child’s environment and the role it plays in the building of the child’s character.

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The Child, Society and the World: Unpublished Speeches and Writings

Speeches and lectures written by Maria Montessori on peace, environmental awareness and universal responsibility.

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The Discovery of the Child

First published in 1948, this book lucidly delineates the fundamental principles of the Montessori approach to education, which was based on a series of genuine discoveries of Dr. Maria Montessori. The application of these principles, transcends boundaries of class, culture or creed, and is relevant to the whole of human development.

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The Formation of Man

In this book, Dr. Montessori urges adults towards an understanding of the laws of growth, and pleads for a reshaping of the educational system that is ironically prejudiced against the child. First printed in 1955, the book includes a chapter on world illiteracy, as it is a problem of grave magnitude, even today.

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To Educate the Human Potential

A more comprehensive study of child development, this book is a companion volume to Education For A New World. While unfolding before us the history of the world, and the history of human development, Dr. Montessori places her wide-spectrum approach to education in the modern context.

Price: $12.00

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What You Should Know About Your Child

A valuable guide for parents, this book is based on the lectures delivered by Dr. Montessori. It simplifies her great educational principles, and brings them within easy reach of the lay person.

Price: $13.00

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Montessori: The Science Behind the Genius

Angeline Stoll Lillard. Research supporting the eight insights that are the foundation of Montessori education. In reading this book, parents and teachers alike will develop a clear understanding of what happens in a Montessori classroom, why it happens and why it works.

Price: $30.00

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Montessori From the Start: The Child at Home From Birth to Age Three

Paula Polk Lillard and Lynn Lillard Jessen. The authors provide parental guidance for the establishment of an environment to aid in the development of focus and concentration.

Price: $14.00

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Montessori Today

Paula Polk Lillard. Montessori theory and practice, with special emphasis on the child’s elementary school years. For parents, teachers, and all those who are concerned about education today.

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The 1946 Lectures

A new book featuring previously unpublished writings of Maria Montessori.

Price: $20.00

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Child of the World: Montessori, Global Education for Age 3-12+

There are 170 pages, and 40 black and white illustrations from the author’s Montessori work around the world.

Price: $14.95

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The Joyful Child: Montessori, Global Wisdom for Birth to Three

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Maria Montessori Sails to America: a private diary, 1913

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The 1913 Rome Lectures: First International Training Course (Paperback)

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