The Absorbent Mind

The Absorbent Mind

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by Maria Montessori
     
 

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Maria Montessori was an Italian physician and educator best known for the philosophy of education that bears her name, and her writing on scientific pedagogy. Her educational method is in use today in public and private schools throughout the world. In 1947 she returned to India and gave courses in Adyar and Ahmedabad. These courses led to the book The Absorbent Mind,… See more details below

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Maria Montessori was an Italian physician and educator best known for the philosophy of education that bears her name, and her writing on scientific pedagogy. Her educational method is in use today in public and private schools throughout the world. In 1947 she returned to India and gave courses in Adyar and Ahmedabad. These courses led to the book The Absorbent Mind, in which Montessori described the development of the child from birth onwards and presented the concept of the Four Planes of Development.

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“This book deserves careful reading, for the author’s views are as relevant (and revolutionary) now as when they were first proposed.”—New York Times Book Review

“Startling insights...she is an inspiring teacher . . . educators of all persuasions will find her book alive with ideas.”—Library Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781627554947
Publisher:
Wilder Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
03/14/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
132
Sales rank:
164,244
File size:
2 MB

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