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Aktion Sonnenschein–Integrated Education of Healthy Children and Children with Multiple and Variable Disorders

Publication: Communications (Association Montessori Internationale, 195?-2008), vol. 1981, no. 1/2

Pages: 29

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Language: English

ISSN: 0519-0959

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Integrated Edcuaton of Healthy Children and Children with Multiple and Variable Disorders

Publication: Communications (Association Montessori Internationale, 195?-2008), vol. 1981, no. 1/2

Children with disabilities, Inclusive education, Montessori method of education, Montessori schools, Special education

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Language: English

ISSN: 0519-0959

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What's Eating Our Children: Eating Disorders in Young Children

Publication: Tomorrow's Child, vol. 1, no. 5

Pages: 8–9

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Abstract/Notes: An interview with Darlene M. Atkins

Language: English

ISSN: 1071-6246

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Montessori and Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Publication: NAMTA Journal, vol. 33, no. 2

Pages: 68–75

Autism in children, Children with disabilities, Inclusive education, Montessori method of education, North American Montessori Teachers' Association (NAMTA) - Periodicals

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Language: English

ISSN: 1522-9734

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English with Non-English Children in a Montessori House of Children [2]

Available from: Stadsarchief Amsterdam (Amsterdam City Archives)

Publication: Around the Child, vol. 4

Pages: 28-33

Children's House (Casa dei Bambini)

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Language: English

ISSN: 0571-1142

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Children’s Preference for Real Activities: Even Stronger in the Montessori Children’s House

Available from: University of Kansas Libraries

Publication: Journal of Montessori Research, vol. 4, no. 2

Pages: 1-9

Americas, Montessori method of education - Evaluation, North America, United States of America

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Abstract/Notes: In the United States, children are often given the opportunity to engage in pretend activities; many believe this kind of play benefits children’s development. Recent research has shown, though, that when children ages 4 to 6 are given a choice to do the pretend or the real version of 9 different activities, they would prefer the real one. The reasons children gave for preferring real activities often concerned their appreciation of the functionality; when children did prefer pretend activities, their reasons often cited being afraid of, not allowed to, or unable to do the real activity. Given that children in Montessori classrooms have more experience performing real, functional activities, in this study we asked if this preference for real activities is even stronger among children in Montessori schools. We also asked children to explain their preferences. The data are from 116 3- to 6-year-old children (M = 59.63 months, SD = 12.08 months; 68 female): 62 not in Montessori schools and 54 in Montessori schools. Children explained their preferences for pretendand real versions of 9 different activities. Children in Montessori schools preferred real activities even more than did children in other preschools, but all children explained their choices in similar ways. The implications of these results are discussed with regard to play in preschool classrooms.

Language: English

DOI: 10.17161/jomr.v4i2.7586

ISSN: 2378-3923

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Gardening with Children: Children Helping Nature

Publication: Tomorrow's Child, vol. 4, no. 3

Pages: 23

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Language: English

ISSN: 1071-6246

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English with Non-English Children in a Montessori House of Children

Publication: Around the Child, vol. 14

Pages: 40-48

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Language: English

ISSN: 0571-1142

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Children in Space: Building with Children in Mind: An Architectural Perspective

Publication: Tomorrow's Child, vol. 1, no. 2

Pages: 3–6

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Language: English

ISSN: 1071-6246

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Montessori Children Grow Up: Why I Was a Montessori Child and Why My Children Are Now

Publication: The National Montessori Reporter, vol. 28, no. 2

Pages: 8–10

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Language: English

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