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Maria Montessori viva e operante [Maria Montessori alive and active]

Book Title: Maria Montessori, oggi: 1870-1970 [Maria Montessori, today: 1870-1970]

Pages: 37-42

Maria Montessori - Biographic sources, Montessori method of education - Criticism, interpretation, etc.

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Language: Italian

Published: Firenze: Giunti-Bemporad Marzocco, 1970

Article

The Children's Laboratory

Publication: Beinn Bhreagh Recorder, vol. 10

Pages: 341-343

Alexander Graham Bell - Biographic sources, Americas, Canada, Mabel Bell, Mabel Bell - Writings, Montessori method of education, Montessori schools, North America, ⛔ No DOI found

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Language: English

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Peace, Resilience, and Inclusivity [Book Review]

Available from: ProQuest

Publication: Montessori Life, vol. 33, no. 4

Pages: 48-49

Book reviews, Maria Montessori - Biographic sources, Montessori method of education, Montessori schools, ⛔ No DOI found

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Abstract/Notes: Mira Debs reviews: "The Best Weapon for Peace: Maria Montessori, Education, and Children's Rights" (Erica Moretti, 2021); and "Montessori in Action: Building Resilient Montessori Schools" (Elizabeth G. Slade, 2021). Heather Gerker reviews: "The Inclusive Classroom: Creating a Cherished Experience Through Montessori" (Ginger Kelley McKenzie, Victoria S. Zascavage, Vanessa M. Rigaud, Crystal Dahlmeier, and My Le N. Vo, 2021).

Language: English

ISSN: 1054-0040

Book Section

Costruire la Scienza della Pace [Building the Science of Peace]

Available from: ISSUU

Book Title: La Cura dell'Anima in Maria Montessori: l'Educazione Morale, Spirituale e Religiosa dell'Infanzia [Care of the Soul in Maria Montessori: Moral, Spiritual and Religious Education of Childhood]

Pages: 158-173

Maria Montessori - Biographic sources, Peace education, Spirituality

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Language: Italian

Published: Rome, Italy: Fefè Editore, 2011

ISBN: 978-88-95988-34-4

Master's Thesis (Action Research Report)

Children and Food Acceptance

Available from: St. Catherine University

Action research, Americas, Montessori method of education, Preschool children, United States of America

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Abstract/Notes: This study was designed to investigate a child’s willingness to eat certain foods using three settings. The likelihood of a child to try a food was examined using teacher modeling with positive language, involvement with preparation and peer influence. The study sought to determine which setting was more likely to encourage a pre-school aged child to partake of the offered food. Included in this study were 20 pre-school children at a New York City private Montessori school. Data sources included pre and post study parent surveys, a structured student interview and observational data in the form of field notes and narratives. The results show that children are most likely to consume a certain food when influenced by an adult using modeling with positive language or by a peer. The findings imply that parents and teachers can use adult modeling with positive language and peer influence to encourage healthy eating choices.

Language: English

Published: St. Paul, Minnesota, 2014

Article

In Memoriam: Dr. Paul J. Dunn

Available from: ProQuest

Publication: Montessori Life, vol. 27, no. 3

Pages: 22

Obituaries, Paul J. Dunn - Biographic sources

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Abstract/Notes: From 1962 to 1965, Paul served on the board of directors of the American Montessori Society.Among many other positions, Paul served as president of the International Academy of Preventive Medicine, as a member of the Illinois Commission on Children, as assistant clinical professor of pediatrics at the Stritch School of Medicine at Loyola University, and on the staffs of St. Anne's, Oak Park, Loretto, and West Suburban Hospitals.

Language: English

ISSN: 1054-0040

Master's Thesis (Action Research Report)

Effects of Peace Education and Grace and Courtesy Education on Social Problem-Solving Skills and Social Awareness

Available from: St. Catherine University

Action research, Grace and courtesy, Montessori method of education, Peace education

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Abstract/Notes: This action research studied the impact of peace education and portions of the Positive Discipline curriculum in a three-six primary Montessori classroom. During five weeks of implementing the research, sixteen students participated in class meetings for twenty minutes a day. The peace table activities and wheel of choice lessons were conducted individually and as a whole class. The peace table activities included a set of mini dishes on a tray, a rain stick, and a peace rose. The wheel of choice consisted of pictures and words of examples of what students could choose to help them solve problems. A few examples are count to ten, apologize, ask for help, and write your name on the agenda. Implementing the presentations into the classroom environment became a work for the students to use if needed and did not occur daily. As a work choice, the previous activities were available on tables and children were allowed to choose the work as many times as they felt was necessary. The research began with baseline data collection through SWIS (School Wide Information System) referral records, student interviews, and student surveys. Sources of data obtained during the study included interviews, surveys, observation tally sheets, and a field journal. The results presented an increase in social awareness and problem-solving skills through the class meetings. Students began acknowledging problems and brainstorming solutions. Class meetings will continue daily to extend the positive problem-solving capabilities and mindfulness students developed in their classroom community.

Language: English

Published: St. Paul, Minnesota, 2016

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Türkiye’de Montessori Yöntemi ile İlgili Yapılan Çalışmaların İncelenmesi / Investigation of Studies on Montessori Method in Turkey

Available from: DergiPark Akademik

Publication: Yaşam Becerileri Psikoloji Dergisi / Life Skills Journal of Psychology, vol. 5, no. 10

Pages: 101-118

Asia, Literature reviews, Middle East, Turkey, Western Asia

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Abstract/Notes: Montessori Yöntemi, bir eğitim sistemidir ve Maria Montessori tarafından oluşturulmuştur. Maria Montessori İtalyan bir pedagog ve ülkesinin ilk kadın doktorudur. Montessori sistemi çocuğu merkeze alır ve çocuğa görelik ilkesiyle hareket ederek, çocuğa uygun oluşturulmuş bir çevreye dayanır. Çocuğun ilgi alanları ve yetenekleri dikkate alınarak, bireysel öğrenme hızının olduğunu kabul eder ve bunu temel alan esnek bir eğitim süreci oluşturur. Montessori yöntemi bir sentezdir; çocukların içlerindeki potansiyeli fark edip keşfetmelerini ve karakterlerini oluşturmalarını amaçlar. Ayrıca çocuğun içindeki potansiyele ulaşması için düzenlenmiş bir alana ve özgürlüğe ihtiyacı olduğunu savunur. Ülkemizde Montessori konusu ile ilgili bilimsel çalışmalara önem verildiği ve çalışmalarının son yıllarda arttığı gözlemlenmektedir. Bu araştırmada, ülkemizde Montessori metodu ve uygulamaları ile ilgili, 2010-2021 yılları arasında yazılan tez ve makaleler, belirlenen ölçütlere göre incelenerek, hem bu metodun güvenilirlik ve geçerliliğini görmek hem de yapılacak yeni araştırmalara fikir vermek amaçlanmıştır. Bu çalışma nitel bir araştırma olup, amaçsal öğrenme stratejilerinden ölçüt öğrenme yöntemi ve doküman tarama (analizi) tekniği kullanılmıştır. Google Akademi, Dergipark ve Ulusal Tez Merkezi veri ortamlarından “montessori” kelimeleri ile kaynaklar taranmış ve 48 tez çalışması, 36 makale çalışması olmak üzere toplam da 84 çalışmaya ulaşılmıştır. Araştırmadan elde edilen bulgulara bakıldığında; ülkemizde Montessori metoduna yönelik çalışmalarının yoğunluğunun son 5 yıla ait olduğu saptanmıştır. Araştırmaların büyük bir bölümünün okul öncesi kademesinde yapıldığı söylenebilir. Yapılan çalışmaların tamamına yakınının sonuç bölümlerinde, Montessori yöntemi ile eğitim alan çocukların lehine değişim gözlendiği belirtilmiştir. / The Montessori Method is an education system and was created by Maria Montessori. Maria Montessori is an Italian pedagogue and the first female doctor in her country. The Montessori system puts the child in the center and, acting on the principle of relative to the child, is based on an environment created suitable for the child. Considering the interests and abilities of the child, it accepts the individual learning speed and creates a flexible education process based on this. The Montessori method is a synthesis; It aims for children to realize and discover the potential within them and to create their characters. He also argues that the child needs a regulated space and freedom to reach their potential. It is observed that scientific studies on the subject of Montessori are given importance in our country and their studies have increased in recent years. In this study, it is aimed to see the reliability and validity of this method and to give an idea for new researches by examining the theses and articles written between 2010-2021 about the Montessori method and its applications in our country, according to the determined criteria. This study is a qualitative research and criterion learning method and document scanning (analysis) technique, which are purposeful learning strategies, were used. Sources were scanned with the words "montessori" from Google Academy, Dergipark and National Thesis Center data environments, and a total of 84 studies, including 48 thesis studies and 36 article studies, were reached. Considering the findings obtained from the research; It has been determined that the intensity of the studies on the Montessori method in our country belongs to the last 5 years. It can be said that most of the studies were conducted at the preschool level. In the conclusion sections of almost all of the studies, it was stated that a change was observed in favor of the children who received education with the Montessori method.

Language: Turkish

DOI: 10.31461/ybpd.1026936

ISSN: 2587-1536

Article

The First Time

Available from: ProQuest

Publication: Montessori Life, vol. 23, no. 1

Pages: 34-35

⛔ No DOI found

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Abstract/Notes: In this article, the author narrates her experience of meeting a Montessori kid for the first time and shares the characteristics she observed in Montessori students. The author was working as director of academic resources in university housing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and met Jason, a pre-med sophomore who was the resident assistant. Jason gave her the idea of what a Montessori kid is. It was about kids being free to move around the room and make choices about what to study on any given day. It was about hands-on activities as a foundation for abstract learning. Jason explained to her how Montessori made use of bead chains as math materials in making algebra "pathetically easy." The author observes that what all these students had in common is something she sees as an almost ineffable quality--a unique combination of a questioning habit of mind, an emotional sturdiness, and a special kind of groundedness that comes from knowing one's self and trusting one's own abilities.

Language: English

ISSN: 1054-0040

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