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THE TEACHERS IN THE MONTESSORI SYSTEM

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The role of teachers in the Montessori system is teaching each child on an individual basis. The method does not impose lessons on anyone, the work is based on guiding and helping each child according to his needs. The guide can not intervene until the child requires it. María Montessori calls the teacher ¨director¨, and…

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MANUAL LABOUR–THE POTTER’S ART AND BUILDING

For Montessori, manual labour and manual gymnastics are not the same but they are connected. The object of manual gymnastics is to exercise the hand and perfects the individual. In manual labour the focus is to accomplish a determinate work, being, or simulating, a socially useful object, its function is to enrich the world. She…

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HOW TO TREAT FLU OR INFLUENZA IN CHILDREN

Although there is no definitive cure for the complaint or the common cold, antibiotics help fight bacterial infections, but they have no effect on viruses. Here are some practical tips to take care of your child during the flu season: – Ideally parents should help their children feel comfortable, make sure they get more rest…

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BENEFITS OF MONTESSORI SUMMER CAMP

The Montessori methodology agrees that, in order to attend a camp, any age in children is good, and when they are independent, they get more out of this experience. As a general rule, the first three days involve a period of adaptation, new friends, recognition of the area, different routines, meals, bedtime … everything changes.…

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The Montessori Environment

María Montessori described the child’s development as “the progressive acquisition of new forms of independence”. Every aspect of the child’s natural development, since it was known, is in itself, the livelihoods that are going to be guided by the inner potentialities of the infant, which are helped by the environment, which is sometimes this process,…

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Fundamental educational principles of Montessori education

  Although the Montessori method has been applied as causes of its frequency, it is possible to find at least 8 fundamental principles of this pedagogical style at the base of the work of the Montessori and later popular developments.   Learning by discovery. The educational philosophy of Montessori has a markedly constructivist character. It…

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Montessori Education Provides Better Outcomes than Traditional Methods, Study Finds

A study comparing outcomes of children at a public inner-city Montessori school with children who attended traditional schools indicates that Montessori education leads to children with better social and academic skills.   The study appears in the September 29, 2006 issue of the journal Science (article full text). Montessori education is characterized by multi-age classrooms, a special…

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