Secret of Childhood

Secret of Childhood


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Maria Montessori describes the child with warmth and the exactness of a scientist. She also discusses the array of materials and techniques needed to release his learning potential.

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ISBN-13: 9780345305831
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/30/2000
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 119,839
Product dimensions: 4.15(w) x 6.87(h) x 0.62(d)

About the Author

Dr. Maria Montessori (1870–1952) was an Italian physician, teacher, and innovator, acclaimed for her eponymous educational method that builds on the way children naturally learn. She opened the first Montessori school, the Casa dei Bambini, in Rome in 1907, and today there are more than 22,000 throughout the world. Dr. Montessori wrote numerous books on scientific pedagogy, including The Montessori Method, The Secret of Childhood, and The Discovery of the Child.

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Secret of Childhood 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I thought this book was great, I'm only 16 and I am really interested in Montessori pre-school and psychology, I read this book in about 3 days it was so good it blew me away.