Discovery of the Child

Discovery of the Child

Paperback(16 Pages of Photographs)

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Maria Montessori went beyond the conventions of the day to seek a new way of knowing and loving a child. In THE DISCOVERY OF THE CHILD, she describes the nature of the child and her method of working more fully with the child's urge to learn. With 16 pages of photographs.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780345336569
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/31/2000
Edition description: 16 Pages of Photographs
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 313,975
Product dimensions: 4.30(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.77(d)

About the Author

Dr. Maria Montessori (1870–1952) was an Italian physician, teacher, and innovator, acclaimed for her eponymous educational method that builds on the way children naturally learn. She opened the first Montessori school, the Casa dei Bambini, in Rome in 1907, and today there are more than 22,000 throughout the world. Dr. Montessori wrote numerous books on scientific pedagogy, including The Montessori Method, The Secret of Childhood, and The Discovery of the Child.

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