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The Montessori Method

The Montessori Method

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Published by: daniel begger on Jul 23, 2010
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T
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M
ONTESSORI
M
ETHOD
Based on theories of child development originatedby Italian educator Maria Montessori in the late19th and early 20th century Austin Montessori 2007-2008
 
M
ONTESSORI
M
ETHOD
 Applied primarily in preschool and elementaryschool settings
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Some Montessori high schools exist
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haracterized by an emphasis on self-directedactivity on the part of the child and clinicalobservation on the part of the teacher
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often called a "director," "directress," or "guide´)
Stresses the importance of adapting the child'slearning environment to his developmental level,and of the role of physical activity in absorbingacademic concepts and practical skills
 
F
EATURES
One distinguishing feature of Montessori at thepreschool age is that children direct their ownlearning, choosing among the sections of a well-structured and stocked classroom including:
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Practical Life
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fine and gross motor skill development),
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Sensorial
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sensory and brain development),
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Language,
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Math,
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Geography,
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Science and
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 Art.
The role of a teacher is to introduce children tomaterials and then remain a ´silent presenceµ inthe classroom.

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