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Computers, Language Development, and Literacy and the Preschool Level

Publication: NAMTA Bulletin

Pages: 1-5

North American Montessori Teachers' Association (NAMTA) - Periodicals

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Language: English

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Language Unfolding in the Child

Publication: NAMTA Journal, vol. 17, no. 1

Pages: 31–56

North American Montessori Teachers' Association (NAMTA) - Periodicals

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Language: English

ISSN: 1522-9734

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Evolving Language: From Child to Human Species

Publication: NAMTA Journal, vol. 26, no. 2

Pages: 99-119

Early childhood education, Language acquisition, Montessori method of education, North American Montessori Teachers' Association (NAMTA) - Periodicals

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Abstract/Notes: Examines similarities between human evolution of language and the development of child's language, including the gradual building of sentence, the use of gestures, and the introduction of symbols. Discusses principles of human uniqueness, brain development, and the internal mechanisms for language stages, and offers conclusions similar to Montessori's psychology of language. (Author/TJQ)

Language: English

ISSN: 1522-9734

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The Importance of Spoken Language in Preventing Challenges in Reading and Writing

Publication: NAMTA Journal, vol. 39, no. 3

Pages: 131–137

North American Montessori Teachers' Association (NAMTA) - Periodicals

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Language: English

ISSN: 1522-9734

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The NAMTA Montessori Bibliography: A Bibliography of Sources in the English Language, 1909-1993. Second Edition

Publication: NAMTA Journal, vol. 19, no. 3

Bibliographies, Mary Maher Boehnlein - Writings, Montessori method of education, North American Montessori Teachers' Association (NAMTA) - Periodicals

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Abstract/Notes: Catalogs Montessori citations in the literature. References are divided by 89 topic areas, including classroom management; evaluation, testing, assessment; bilingual education; gifted and talented education; Head Start; history-social studies; language arts; mathematics; Montessori method; parent education; practical life; reviews of research; standards; and television. Each topic section contains a brief description of the type of material cited.

Language: English

ISSN: 1522-9734

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A Montessori Approach to Learning Another Language

Publication: NAMTA Journal, vol. 32, no. 1

Pages: 197–217

Bilingualism, Language acquisition, North American Montessori Teachers' Association (NAMTA) - Periodicals

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Abstract/Notes: Includes lesson plans for 3-6 and 6-9

Language: English

ISSN: 1522-9734

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Language Tools for Studying the Classics in a Montessori Environment

Publication: NAMTA Journal, vol. 34, no. 3

Pages: 173–207

North American Montessori Teachers' Association (NAMTA) - Periodicals

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Abstract/Notes: The Alpheios Project, software; includes appendix by Michael Gleason, Outline

Language: English

ISSN: 1522-9734

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Language and the Developing Brain

Publication: NAMTA Journal, vol. 26, no. 2

Pages: 8-60

Child development, Classroom environments, Early childhood education, Interpersonal communication in children, Language acquisition, Language skills, Montessori method of education, Nature and nurture, Neurolinguistics, North American Montessori Teachers' Association (NAMTA) - Periodicals, Prepared environment, Verbal learning

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Abstract/Notes: Discusses the centers of language in the brain and the critical period for language acquisition. Explains developmental milestones of language development--receptive language, babbling, short phrases, full sentences--in the context of brain development. Emphasizes parents' role in language development, including talking to the child, dialogic reading, active listening, and selecting a nurturing school environment. (Author/TJQ)

Language: English

ISSN: 1522-9734

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Montessori Developmental Turning Points for Adolescent Language

Publication: NAMTA Journal, vol. 35, no. 2

Pages: 37–43

North American Montessori Teachers' Association (NAMTA) - Periodicals

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Language: English

ISSN: 1522-9734

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Whole Language: A Whole Educational Reform

Publication: NAMTA Journal, vol. 16, no. 2

Pages: 59–70

Educational change, Language acquisition, Language experience approach in education, Montessori method of education, Montessori schools, North American Montessori Teachers' Association (NAMTA) - Periodicals

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Abstract/Notes: Presented at NAMTA conference on educational reform, Washington, DC, February 28-March 3, 1991

Language: English

ISSN: 1522-9734

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