TITLE

Purposeful Work through Observation

AUTHOR(S)
Thomas, Meg
PUB. DATE
October 2014
SOURCE
Montessori Life;Fall2014, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the importance of teaching children through observation, following Italian educator Maria Montessori's priority to educate the senses first before the intellect. Teachers must guide the students' learning process using observation instead of directing the classroom, citing that a teacher must be a facilitator, and must have the precision and flexibility to know which lessons can provide meaningful work. The Montessori method must also be tailored to match a child's needs.
ACCESSION #
99806414

 

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