Dr. Lillard presents current research concerning eight insights that are foundational to Montessori education and describes how each of these insights is applied in the Montessori classroom. Amid the clamor for evidence-based education, this book presents the studies that show how children learn best, makes clear why many traditional practices come up short, and describes an ingenious alternative that works.
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Hardcover, 404 pages. ISBN: 0-19-516868-2
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.