This volume is Dr. Maria Montessori’s study of education, with explanations of her philosophy of teaching and experimental scientific approach.
Dr. Maria Montessori’s alternative method to early-years education is based on the natural development of children and encourages hands-on learning with access to the natural world. She shares her views on children’s imagination, intelligence, and behaviour while recommending the ideal learning environment and teaching exercises for the Montessori method.
The chapters featured in this volume include:
- – A Survey of the Child’s Life
- – A Survey of Modern Education
- – My Contribution to Experimental Science
- – The Preparation of the Teacher
- – Environment
- – Attention
- – Will
- – Intelligence
- – Imagination