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Introducing Holistic Education: The Historical and Pedagogical Context of the 1990 Chicago Statement

Available from: JSTOR

Publication: Teacher Education Quarterly, vol. 19, no. 1

Pages: 5-13

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Language: English

ISSN: 0737-5328

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Assessment in Montessori Education

Book Title: The Bloomsbury Handbook of Montessori Education

Pages: 219-229

Academic achievement, Assessment, Montessori method of education - Criticism, interpretation, etc., Montessori method of education - Evaluation

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Abstract/Notes: Educational researchers are increasingly focused on evidence-based and holistic classroom assessment practices that encompass the teacher’s understanding of clear purposes and targets for assessment, as well as appropriate methodologies to yield accurate results and improve outcomes for all children. Montessori educators’ child-centered approach to observing and documenting children’s learning are aligned with formative-assessment practices like portfolios, which are assessments that take place throughout the learning process and which researchers are showing yield strong benefits for student learning. In addition, Montessori learning materials contain elements of embedded assessment designed to give evaluative feedback directly to the student as a natural part of the learning process. This chapter provides an overview of Montessori classroom assessment, discusses observation as the integral assessment strategy in Montessori education, assessment embedded in Montessori materials, and outlines current directions in Montessori assessment.

Language: English

Published: New York, New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2023

ISBN: 978-1-350-27561-4 978-1-350-27560-7 978-1-350-27562-1

Series: Bloomsbury Handbooks

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Improving Outcomes for Refugee Children: A Case Study on the Impact of Montessori Education Along the Thai-Burma Border

Available from: IEJ Online

Publication: International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives, vol. 14, no. 3

Pages: 138-149

Asia, Burma, Displaced communities, Myanmar, Refugees, Southeast Asia, Thailand

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Abstract/Notes: There are 25 million displaced children worldwide, and those receiving schooling are often educated in overcrowded classrooms. Montessori is a child-centred educational method that provides an alternative model to traditional educational approaches. In this model, students are able to direct their own learning and develop at their own pace, working with materials rather than in supervised groups or with direct teacher instruction. Because most children are working alone, teachers have more time to work one-on- one with children even when student-teacher ratios are quite large. This gives teachers increased opportunity to tailor their teaching to the specific needs and strengths of each student. We conducted an evaluation of Montessori classroom conversion for displaced students on the Thai-Myanmar border. We administered the Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ) to 66 children before and after classroom conversion and across treatment and control classroom conditions. We then conducted difference in difference testing. All domains showed meaningful improvements in ASQ scores, with the Montessori students gaining 18 points relative to the traditional students (p = 0.33). However, only the personal-social domain of the ASQ was statistically significant (8.8 point gain for the Montessori students relative to the control, p < 0.05) in our underpowered sample.

Language: English

ISSN: 1443-1475, 2202-493X

Book Section

Education as a Help to Life from Six to 12 Years

Book Title: Maria Montessori's Contribution to Educational Thought and Practice: Souvenir in honour of Dr. Maria Monessori's Birth Centenary, 31 August, 1970

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Language: English

Published: New Delhi: Association of Delhi Montessorians, 1971

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Education for Life

Book Title: The Absorbent Mind

Pages: 7-14

Maria Montessori - Writings

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Abstract/Notes: The first edition of 'The Absorbent Mind' was published in English by Kalakshetra (Madras, India) in 1949. In 1952, Montessori wrote a fully revised edition in Italian, published by Garzanti in 1952. This was the first Italian edition, entitled 'La Mente del Bambino'. This current edition is a translation by Claude Claremont of the Italian 1952 edition.

Language: English

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

Series: The Montessori Series , 1

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On Ki Hadjar Dewantara’s Philosophy of Education

Available from: Universitetsbiblioteket OsloMet

Publication: Nordic Journal of Comparative and International Education (NJCIE), vol. 5, no. 2

Pages: 65-78

Asia, Australasia, Indonesia, Ki Hajar Dewantara - Philosophy, Maria Montessori - Philosophy, Southeast Asia, Taman Siswa

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Abstract/Notes: This comparative education article explores the purpose of education in the Indonesian context. My aim is to see if there are any differences between the purpose of education during the colonial era and present-day Indonesia. In order to do that, I draw mostly on the philosophy of Ki Hadjar Dewantara, who is regarded as the father of Indonesian education. This article is particularly relevant because the Indonesian government has recently started to critically re-examine two of the educational concepts proposed by Dewantara, which are "pendidikan karakter" (character education) and "merdeka belajar" (independent learning). In conceptualising education, Dewantara, who was influenced by Tagore, Montessori, and Fröbel, saw the importance of imparting local wisdom and values ignored by the colonial schools. Therefore, in this article, I will compare his educational views with the Dutch view of schooling during the colonial era. I will then look at Indonesia's current approach to education to find the similarities and differences of purpose relative to Dewantara's views of education. In this article, I argue that Dewantara's philosophy is still very much relevant today. I conclude that the Indonesian government should refer back to its history when defining education for its next generation.

Language: English

DOI: 10.7577/njcie.4156

ISSN: 2535-4051

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Montessori Education in the UK

Book Title: The Bloomsbury Handbook of Montessori Education

Pages: 303-308

Early childhood care and education, Early childhood education, England, Europe, Maria Montessori - Biographic sources, Montessori method of education - History, Northern Europe, Northern Ireland, Scotland, United Kingdom, Wales

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Abstract/Notes: Montessori education in the UK surged in the early twentieth century including courses taught biannually by Maria Montesori and public Montessori programs in the London borough of Acton. A second wave, from 1946 onwards, was led by Montessori teacher training including an innovative distance learning curriculum, which reinvigorated Montessori education in the UK and overseas. Since the 1990s, parental demand, political interest and funding for preschool has expanded Montessori in early childhood education. In 2019, there were approximately 850 Montessori early childhood centers in the UK, many receiving government subsidies with a more limited number of Montessori schools serving older children. The fact that Montessori is delivered primarily in private schools and also in the early childhood sector in the UK places it in the middle of longstanding tensions between private and government-funded education.

Language: English

Published: New York, New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2023

ISBN: 978-1-350-27561-4 978-1-350-27560-7 978-1-350-27562-1

Series: Bloomsbury Handbooks

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Nursery Report on: Rockliffe Montessori Nursery: The Inspection of Educational Provision for Four Year Old Children

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Language: English

Published: Cardiff, Wales: Welsh Office, 1998

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Montessori Secondary Education – A Parent’s Perspective

Publication: Montessori Insights

Pages: 17

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Language: English

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Facilitating Parent Education

Publication: Montessori Life, vol. 8, no. 4

Pages: 28–30

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Language: English

ISSN: 1054-0040

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