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Maria Montessori
     

Maria Montessori

by Marion O'Donnell
 

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A major international reference series providing comprehensive accounts of the work of seminal educational thinkers from a variety of periods, disciplines and traditions. It is the most ambitious and prestigious such project ever published - a definitive resource for at least a generation. The thinkers include: Aquinas, Aristotle, Bourdieu, Bruner, Dewey,

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A major international reference series providing comprehensive accounts of the work of seminal educational thinkers from a variety of periods, disciplines and traditions. It is the most ambitious and prestigious such project ever published - a definitive resource for at least a generation. The thinkers include: Aquinas, Aristotle, Bourdieu, Bruner, Dewey, Foucault, Freire, Holt, Kant, Locke, Montessori, Neill, Newman, Owen, Peters, Piaget, Plato, Rousseau, Steiner, Vygotsky, West and Wollstonecraft.Maria Montessori is indisputably a major thinker in education. Marion O'Donnell's volume offers the most coherent account of Montessori's educational thought. This work is divided into:Intellectual biography Critical exposition of Montessori's work The reception and influence of Montessori's work and The relevance of the work today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826484062
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
01/15/2008
Series:
Continuum Library of Educational Thought Series
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.17(h) x 0.92(d)

Meet the Author

Marion O'Donnell is a Montessori World Education Institute (Australia) Tutor, Workshop Lecturer and Examiner. She has worked as a teacher in Scotland, Canada and Australia. She has also lectured at the University of Technology, Queensland, Australia and has been a researcher at the University of Queensland, Australia.

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