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Article

Holistic Education Review Promotes Dialogue on New Ideas

Publication: Montessori Observer, vol. 10, no. 1

Pages: 4

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Language: English

ISSN: 0889-5643

Article

The Prospect for the Scientific Study of Kindergarten Education [with Critical Attention to the Methodology of Dr. Montessori]

Available from: HathiTrust

Publication: The Kindergarten and First Grade, vol. 2, no. 5

Pages: 189-194

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Language: English

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The Potential for Using Visual Elicitation in Understanding Preschool Teachers' Beliefs of Appropriate Educational Practices

Available from: African Journals Online

Publication: South African Journal of Education, vol. 32, no. 4

Pages: 393-405

Africa, Early childhood care and education, Early childhood education, East Africa, Kenya, Montessori method of education, Montessori schools, South Africa, Southern Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa

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Abstract/Notes: We explore the use of video and photo elicitation in a research study undertaken to understand the way in which preschool teachers perceive and construct their provision of children’s educational experiences. We explore the value of visually elicited interviews based on video footage and photographs captured during teaching and learning in four classrooms in two preschool settings in Kenya. Through visually elicited interviews, both the teachers and the researcher constructed meaningful conversations (interviews) to explore preschool teachers’ practical experiences and their beliefs, understanding and interpretation of developmentally appropriate educational practices. This paper targets the possible value of and contribution made by visual data generation procedures, as well as their inherent challenges, in order to add to the body of knowledge on visually elicited interviews.

Language: English

DOI: 10.15700/saje.v32n4a661

ISSN: 2076-3433

Book

Autoeducatiunae in Scolele elementare [Auto-Education in Elementary Schools]

Maria Montessori - Writings, Montessori method of education

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Language: Romanian

Published: Bucharest, Romania: Cartea Româneascá, 1922

Edition: [1st Romanian edition]

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The Significance and Role of Aesthetic Education in Schooling

Available from: Scientific Research Publishing (SCIRP)

Publication: Creative Education, vol. 5, no. 19

Pages: 1714-1719

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Abstract/Notes: Every child needs planned, aesthetic education in order to influence the experiencing, feeling and enjoying of beautiful things as a counterbalance to our currently rationalized world. Since the contemporary school strives for the development of professional knowledge and skills on the basis of intellectual actions, while (at the same time) neglecting other dimensions of the child’s personality (emotions, feelings, etc.), it is one of the most important tasks of the education of children and young people to develop the ability to enjoy art and beauty, and in one’s inner and outer life to act in accordance with a sense of proportion, harmony and beauty. The purpose of the article is to highlight the significance of aesthetic education in the development of the personality as a whole, to shed light on the aims of aesthetic education, to define the aesthetic dimension of experience and to ascertain the reasons for the neglect of aesthetic education in theory and practice.

Language: English

DOI: 10.4236/ce.2014.519190

ISSN: 2151-4755, 2151-4771

Book

The Spiritual Regeneration of Man: An Address Given to the Montessori Society at the 22. Annual Conference of Educational Associations Held at University College, London, Jan. 1934

Maria Montessori - Writings

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Language: English

Published: Edinburgh, Scotland: [s.n.], 1934

Article

M. Montessori's Ideas in Preschool Education of Belarus and China

Available from: Vitebsk State University (Belarus)

Publication: Современное образование Витебщины [Modern Education in Vitebsk Region], vol. 2022, no. 1 [35]

Pages: 75-79

Asia, Belarus, China, Early childhood care and education, Early childhood education, East Asia, Eastern Europe, Europe, Montessori method of education

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Abstract/Notes: The article is devoted to Montessori method and its analysis in the theory and practice of belarusian and chinese education. Studying the pedagogical heritage will help to choose the alternative program suitable for preschool education in modern times. / Статья посвящена методу Монтессори и его анализу в теории и практике белорусского и китайского образования. Изучение педагогического наследия поможет выбрать альтернативную программу, подходящую для дошкольного образования в современности.

Language: English

ISSN: 2706-8749, 2519-4534

Article

AMS Teacher Education Programs

Available from: ProQuest

Publication: Montessori Life, vol. 18, no. 4

Pages: 61-65

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Language: English

ISSN: 1054-0040

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A Philosophical Perspective on the Purpose of Education in Indonesia

Available from: Springer Link

Book Title: Comparative and Decolonial Studies in Philosophy of Education

Pages: 51-71

Asia, Australasia, Comparative education, Friedrich Fröbel - Philosophy, Indonesia, Ki Hajar Dewantara - Philosophy, Maria Montessori - Philosophy, Rabindranath Tagore - Philosophy, Southeast Asia

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Abstract/Notes: This chapter will look at the purpose of education in the context of Indonesia’s past and present. I will draw on the philosophy of Ki Hajar Dewantara (1889–1959), who is regarded as the father of Indonesian education. In conceptualising education, he was influenced by his upbringing, local culture, and international influences from various educators and philosophers such as Rabindranath Tagore, Maria Montessori, and Friedrich Fröbel. This chapter is particularly timely because the Indonesian government has started to critically re-examine two of the educational concepts proposed by Dewantara, which are “pendidikan karakter” (character education) and “merdeka belajar” (independent learning). The chapter will start with a discussion on the purpose of education before introducing Dewantara and his background. I will then offer two comparisons; First, between Dewantara’s purpose of education and the aims of Dutch schools during the colonial period in Indonesia, highlighting the importance of imparting local wisdom and values in Dewantara’s school which were ignored by the colonial schools. Second, between Dewantara’s purpose of education and the current government’s policies. By doing so, I will highlight the different purposes articulated for education in various contexts, from the colonial era to present-day Indonesia. The conclusion of this chapter is that there have been profound changes to the very purpose of education in Indonesia. Nevertheless, Dewantara’s philosophy is still very much relevant today and thus, the Indonesian government should revisit its conceptualisation of the foundations of education. Dewantara’s thought is also likely to see increased interest in other countries due to a growing global demand for awareness of non-Western educational philosophies.

Language: English

Published: Singapore, Singapore: Springer Nature, 2023

Edition: 1st ed.

ISBN: 978-981-9901-39-5

Article

Montessori et l'Éducation à la Paix [Montessori and Peace Education]

Available from: Université de Rouen Normandie

Publication: Penser l'Éducation, vol. 18

Pages: 5-18

Peace education

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Abstract/Notes: Maria Montessori, première femme médecin dans l'Italie du début du XXe siècle, se saisit du problème de l'éducation à partir de son travail auprès d'enfants déficients. A la suite, ses préoccupations pour une éducation á la paix vont prendre forme. L'esprit absorbant et l'embryon spirituel propres à l'enfant sont poteurs de sa méthode. Postulant une nature bonne chez l'enfant, elle prône comme élément essentiel l'éradication de la lutte entre l'enfant et l'adulte. Un homme nouveau doit naître, issu de l'enfant non contraint afin d'établir un monde où régenera la paix.

Language: French

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