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America Online: The Montessori Bulletin Board

Available from: ERIC

Publication: MPSC Update [Montessori Public School Consortium (Cleveland, OH)], vol. 2, no. 2

Pages: 6

Americas, Montessori schools, North America, Public Montessori, United States of America

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Language: English


Montessori in America: Through the Delineator is Presented the First List of Montessori Certified Teachers

Available from: HathiTrust

Publication: Delineator, vol. 83, no. 6

Pages: 51

Americas, North America, Trainings, United States of America

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Abstract/Notes: Includes a list of individuals who attended and graduated from the First International Montessori Training Course.

Language: English


Comes to America; Mme. Montessori Will Introduce Child Teaching System in California

Available from: Newspapers.com

Publication: Topeka State Journal (Topeka, Kansas)

Pages: 2

Americas, Maria Montessori - Biographic sources, North America, United States of America

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Abstract/Notes: "New York, April 20 - Mme. Maria Montessori, originator of the famous system of child teaching, arrived from Italy today on the Duca Degli Abruzzi. She will remain [in] American four months, having been engage to teach in California by the state board of education. She was met by the Misses Grace Parsons of Brooklyn, Clara Craig of Providence [Rhode Island], Anne E. George of Washington [D.C.], and Adelia Pyle of New York. Mrs. Catalina Catasus, wife of the former Mexican minister to the United States under Diaz, and her family were also passengers."

Language: English


Maria Montessori Sails to America: A Private Diary, 1913

Maria Montessori - Writings

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Language: English

Published: Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Montessori-Pierson Publishing Company, 2013

ISBN: 978-90-79506-08-8 90-79506-08-7

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Montessori Comes to America, 1911-1917

Book Title: Montessori Schools in America: Historical, Philosophical, and Empirical Research Perspectives

Pages: 13-25

Americas, Maria Montessori - Biographic sources, Montessori method of education - Criticism, interpretation, etc., Montessori method of education - History, North America, United States of America

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Abstract/Notes: This article was originally published in Notre Dame Journal of Education, vol. 2, no. 4 (Winter 1972), p. 358-372.

Language: English

Published: Lexington, Massachusetts: Ginn Custom Pub., 1983

Edition: 2nd ed.

ISBN: 0-536-04367-1


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Montessori nella scuola primaria italiana oggi: Alcune questioni sollevate da un’indagine empirica / Montessori in Italian primary schools today: Some issues raised by an empirical study

Available from: Università di Bologna

Publication: Ricerche di Pedagogia e Didattica / Journal of Theories and Research in Education, vol. 18, no. 3

Pages: 43-57

Europe, Italy, Montessori method of education - Criticism, interpretation, etc., Montessori schools, Southern Europe

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Abstract/Notes: This study aims to contribute to the evaluation of Montessori education in Italian primary schools, examining a) its impact on academic and socio-affective outcomes; b) teacher profiles and the fidelity of their implementation. The results show that Montessori students, depending on grade and cohort, achieve similar or significantly higher scores than other students. Additionally, in some cases the distributions of math scores have a significantly higher standard deviation. Regarding socio-affective characteristics, Montessori students score significantly higher on the empathy scale. These results, combined with the fact that only half of Montessori teachers have a more orthodox profile, highlight how the Montessori model conflicts with some features of the Italian primary school system. This raises some questions concerning evaluation, limits to children’s freedom of choice and movement, individualization, organization of work time, and multi-age classrooms.

Language: Italian

DOI: 10.6092/issn.1970-2221/16663

ISSN: 1970-2221

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