23695 essays in out database.

Montessori Schools and Methods Of Education 203053

Hits: 253

Montessori Schools and Methods Of Education

"Children are human beings to whom respect is due, superior to us by reason of their innocence and of the greater possibilities of their future." - Maria Montessori
Maria Montessori was born in Italy on August 31, 1870. She became a doctor, specializing in pediatrics and psychiatry. Through her work with children, she became interested in child development and education. She began testing her educational method with special needs children and, because of her success, she wanted to see if "normal" children would benefit from this style of education as well. (Rambusch, Montessori's Method: Stewardship Of The Spirit). She thought that "children are endowed with unknown powers, which can guide society to a radiant future, and that in order to allow children to fully develop, they need a free environment in which they can explore and learn from experiences. (Tzuo, p. 36) This belief lead her to create her own method of education. Her alternative education style is known as the Montessori Method of Education. It greatly differs from traditional education methods through its approach towards the teacher's role as well as the learning environments role in a students education

 

 

Related Essays

1458 days

 Date: 10/26/15 21:28   in : Psychology 

Stress Managment Stress is a part of life that everyone deals with at one time or another. Everyone has different levels of stress and different coping mechanisms. According to Trevor Powell in the book Free Yourself from Harmful Stress. Stress is a positive force that enables you to...

 

1458 days

 Date: 10/26/15 19:41   in : Psychology 

Catcher in the Rye Controversy Catcher in the Rye is without a doubt a controversial book. Many of the items contained may be seen as inappropriate or morally wrong to some people, but I do not think this a correct judgment of this literary masterpiece. Explained here will be the ...