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Understanding the Montessori approach: early years education in practice

Understanding the Montessori approach: early years education in practice

Isaacs, Barbara, 1949-

'Understanding the Montessori Approach' is a much needed source of information for those wishing to extend and consolidate their understanding of this approach. It will enable the reader to analyse the essential elements of the Montessori approach to early childhood and its relationship to quality early years practice

eBook, Paperback, Hardback, Electronic resource, Book. English.
Published London: Routledge, 2012
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Statement of responsibility: Barbara Isaacs
ISBN: 0203124804, 0415585023, 0415585031, 9780203124802, 9780415585026, 9780415585033
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note: "A David Fulton book."
Physical Description: 126 p. ; 25 cm.
Subject: Montessori, Maria; Early childhood education; Montessori method of education.; Education.


  1. Introduction
  2. 1. Historical context
  3. 2. Montessori's Views of Child Development
  4. 3. Organisation of Montessori schools
  5. 4. Learning and teaching
  6. 5. The Favourable Environment
  7. 6. Benefits and Challenges of the Montessori Approach to Children's lives and communities of today
  8. Appendix

Author note

Barbara Isaacsis Academic Director at Montessori Centre International.