Dr. Montessori's Own Handbook

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1914
Language: English
Wordcount: 25,921 / 84 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 64.9
LoC Category: LB
Downloads: 5,611
Added to site: 2009.08.09
mnybks.net#: 24948
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Instructional

As a result of the widespread interest that has been taken in my method of child education, certain books have been issued, which may appear to the general reader to be authoritative expositions of the Montessori system. I wish to state definitely that the present work, the English translation of which has been authorised and approved by me, is the only authentic manual of the Montessori method, and that the only other authentic or authorised works of mine in the English language are “The Montessori Method,” and “Pedagogical Anthropology.”

Show Excerpt

ace: for example, a bathroom, a dining-room, a little parlor or common-room, a room for manual work, a gymnasium and rest-room.

The special characteristic of the equipment of these houses is that it is adapted for children and not adults. They contain not only didactic material specially fitted for the intellectual development of the child, but also a complete equipment for the management of the miniature family. The furniture is light so that the children can move it about, and it is painted in some light color so that the children can wash it with soap and water. There are low tables of various sizes and shapes--square, rectangular and round, large and small. The rectangular shape is the most common as two or more children can work at it together. The seats are small wooden chairs, but there are also small wicker armchairs and sofas.

[Illustration: FIG. 1.--CUPBOARD WITH APPARATUS.]

In the working-room there are two indispensable pieces of furniture. One of these is a very long cupboard

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Dr. Montessori's Own Handbook by Maria Montessori - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for Dr. Montessori's Own Handbook by Maria Montessori - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for Dr. Montessori's Own Handbook by Maria Montessori - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for Dr. Montessori's Own Handbook by Maria Montessori - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for Dr. Montessori's Own Handbook by Maria Montessori - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

Cover image for Dr. Montessori's Own Handbook by Maria Montessori - Free eBook

Sound of Sirens

Tales of Skylge #1
Jen Minkman

On the island of Skylge, electricity is only fo... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

The Art of Public Speaking
by Dale Carnegie
Think and Grow Rich!
by Napoleon Hill
The Power of Concentration
by Theron Q. Dumont
How to Use Your Mind
by Harry D. Kitson
Fifteen Thousand Useful Phrases
by Grenville Kleiser
As a Man Thinketh
by James Allen
How to Invest Money
by George Henry

See more popular titles from this genre.