Montessori Today: A Comprehensive Approach to Education from Birth to Adulthood

Montessori Today: A Comprehensive Approach to Education from Birth to Adulthood

by Paula Polk Lillard

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Overview

Paula Lillard, director of a Montessori school ranging in age from 18 months to fifteen years, provides a clear and cogent introduction to the Montessori program for the elementary and later years. In detailed accounts, Lillard shows how children acquire the skills to answer their own questions, learn to manage freedom with responsibility, and maintain a high level of intellectual stimulation by using the Montessori method. This is an essential handbook for parents and teachers who have chosen the Montessori alternative for the older child.


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ISBN-13: 9780805210613
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/28/2000
Pages: 207
Sales rank: 138,533
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Paula Polk Lillard is the author of Montessori: A Modern Approach and Montessori in the Classroom. She is cofounder and director of the Forest Bluff School in Lake Bluff, Illinois.

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