Dr. Montessori presents her educational philosophy and methods for children of the ages of three to six years. Her aim is to appeal to the child’s curiosity and to reveal the immense potentiality of the child’ which is a tremendous energy. She surveys the child’s psychical health, freedom and spirit, and considers such phenomena as intelligence, attention, imagination and will.
Vol. 9, The Montessori Series, Montessori-Pierson Publishing Company
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.