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Article

The Fertile Field of Imagination

Publication: NAMTA Journal, vol. 18, no. 2

Pages: 27-41

David Kahn - Writings

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Abstract/Notes: Defines imagination in Montessori terms, describes the power and centrality of imagination to emotional and intellectual life, and makes a carefully supported case for imagination as the foundation of the entire Montessori elementary experience and, perhaps, even for adult life as well. (HTH)

Language: English

ISSN: 1522-9734

Article

Montessori’s View of Imagination and Creativity

Publication: AMI Journal (2013-), vol. 2014-2015

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Abstract/Notes: Clara Tornar introduces the key writings of Maria Montessori, citing the famous line, ‘human consciousness comes into the world as a flaming ball of imagination’. She defines what Montessori meant by this term: distinguishing imagination from fantasy, which does not attach to any reality, while emphasizing that reality is essential to the grounding of imagination.

Language: English

ISSN: 2215-1249, 2772-7319

Article

Education in Relation to the Imagination of the Little Child

Publication: NAMTA Journal, vol. 20, no. 3

Pages: 42-49

Early childhood care and education, Early childhood education, Imagination in children, Maria Montessori - Speeches, addresses, etc., Maria Montessori - Writings, Montessori method of education

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Abstract/Notes: This reprint of a 1915 conference paper discusses the significance of religion and truth in the context of the mental powers of children, focusing on the unique role of imagination in the psychology of young children. Stresses the importance of developing sound imagination built on the real and concrete models of young children's environment. (MDM)

Language: English

ISSN: 1522-9734

Article

The Right Use of Imagination, Chapter II from To Educate the Human Potential

Publication: AMI Journal (2013-), vol. 2014-2015

Maria Montessori - Writings, ⛔ No DOI found

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Abstract/Notes: In Montessori’s book To Educate the Human Potential, imagination provides the underpinnings of Montessori cosmic education—a metaphysical, moral, and philosophic view of existence and the human ability to mobilize destiny for the well-being of the universe, humankind, and the self: ‘Everything invented by man, physical or mental, is the fruit of someone’s imagination.’ This article is the definitive framer of the role of imagination for the six-year-old.

Language: English

ISSN: 2215-1249, 2772-7319

Book Section

The Right Use of Imagination

Book Title: To Educate the Human Potential

Pages: 6-9

Curriculum, Elementary education, Imagination, imagination, cosmic, memory, planes, rote-learning

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Language: English

Published: Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Montessori-Pierson Publishing Company, 2007

ISBN: 978-90-79506-23-1

Series: The Montessori Series , 6

Article

Playing with Meaning: Humour, Language Development and Imagination

Publication: AMI Journal (2013-), vol. 2014-2015

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Abstract/Notes: Carla Foster shows how the imagination facilitates evolutionary humour, which enriches language, and how linguistic humour introduces cognitive fluency—another characteristic of imagination, referring to the movement of the mind in all directions through space and time.

Language: English

ISSN: 2215-1249, 2772-7319

Book Section

The Universe Presented to the Child's Imagination

Book Title: To Educate the Human Potential

Pages: 17-20

Curriculum, Elementary education, Imagination, imagination, cosmic, memory, planes, rote-learning

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Language: English

Published: Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Montessori-Pierson Publishing Company, 2007

ISBN: 978-90-79506-23-1

Series: The Montessori Series , 6

Article

Education in Relation to the Imagination of the Little Child

Available from: HathiTrust

Publication: Kindergarten-Primary Magazine, vol. 29, no. 3

Pages: 84-86

Imagination, Maria Montessori - Writings, ⛔ No DOI found

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Language: English

Article

Fantasy and Imagination

Publication: NAMTA Quarterly, vol. 2, no. 3

Pages: 19-24

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Abstract/Notes: In an effor to clarify the fairy tale debate, Ms. Salzman pursues the distinction between fansy and imagination utilizing the classical Montessori position derived from upublished lectured delivered by Dr. Montessori in London.

Language: English

Article

Cultivating Community/Cultivating Imagination

Publication: The National Montessori Reporter, vol. 25, no. 4

Pages: 16–23

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Language: English

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