The Absorbent Mind

The Absorbent Mind

by Maria Montessori
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Overview

The Absorbent Mind by Maria Montessori

The Absorbent Mind was Maria Montessori's most in-depth work on her educational theory, based on decades of scientific observation of children. Her view on children and their absorbent minds was a landmark departure from the educational model at the time. This book helped start a revolution in education. Since this book first appeared there have been both cognitive and neurological studies that have confirmed what Maria Montessori knew decades ago.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781625588685
Publisher: Start Publishing LLC
Publication date: 03/25/2013
Series: Unabridged Start Publishing LLC
Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 231
Sales rank: 261,255
File size: 404 KB

About the Author

Maria Montessori, M.D., was an educator who originated the Montessori method of education.

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The Absorbent Mind 3.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is required reading for anyone considering Montessori for young children, but it would greatly benefit from a more modern translation. This version was translated in 1958 and is an awkward read, even if you can get past the use of the word 'psychic' instead of 'psychological'.
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This is a worthless scan of the original book. Opening page says: 'this book was drenched" (???) All through the book the page header ('The absorbent mind') is repeated in the middle of the pages. I guess you get what you paid for :( Actually I got even less. They gave me sh*t, spend my time and got my cc and personal info.