Children of the Universe: Cosmic Education in the Montessori Elementary Classroom

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Parent Child Press #ad - Having obtained classic status, this book is used in many Elementary Montessori training programs. Each chapter outlines a great story, Solar System, Humans, including the Story of the Universe, Earth, Life, and Civilizations. Concludes with a discussion of the implications for this curriculum. Lead children to a more peaceful future with this comprehensive guide.

Revised and expanded in 2016. Written by michael & D'Neil Duffy. The appendix includes updated information about scope and sequence, classroom resources, a glossary, and references.

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The Deep Well of Time: The Transformative Power of Storytelling in the Classroom

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Parent Child Press #ad - Numerous illustrations, diagrams, and charts add to the appeal of this invaluable addition to any Montessorian’s library. Bring the fun and energy of storytelling to your classroom or home with this comprehensive guide. Gain insights that will help you become an accomplished storyteller, an essential skill for Montessori practitioners.

Encourage what maria montessori referred to as the child’s “great power of imagination” and the child as a “force for the discovery of truth. Children will be delighted with your stories and will come to lessons with new-found enthusiasm. Written by master montessori storyteller Michael Dorer, this comprehensive book journeys from the basics of storytelling to how to create your own stories.

The Deep Well of Time: The Transformative Power of Storytelling in the Classroom #ad - Includes over 40 complete stories matched to the Montessori curriculum and materials.

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Montessori Today: A Comprehensive Approach to Education from Birth to Adulthood

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Schocken #ad - Paula lillard, director of a montessori school ranging in age from 18 months to fifteen years, provides a clear and cogent introduction to the Montessori program for the elementary and later years. In detailed accounts, learn to manage freedom with responsibility, Lillard shows how children acquire the skills to answer their own questions, and maintain a high level of intellectual stimulation by using the Montessori method.

This is an essential handbook for parents and teachers who have chosen the Montessori alternative for the older child.

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Math Works: Montessori math and the developing brain

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Parent Child Press #ad - When a parent asks why there is no math homework or what the Table of Pythagoras has to do with standardized testing, follow up your answer by lending this wonderfully articulate book. Montessorian michael duffy presents a concise, compelling explanation of the Montessori math materials, their purpose, and their classroom uses.

He also addresses topics of concern for parents such as homework, recent brain research, and standardized testing. Updated in 2014, this book and offers new material including a discussion of Montessori math and how it relates to the Common Core standards. Photos of children working with the materials, administrators, and diagrams help make this a very readable guide for families, charts, and assistants.

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To Educate the Human Potential

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Ravenio Books #ad - So the talc proceeds till palaeolithic Man appears, most significantly traced by the tools he used on his environment rather than by physical remains of so slight a creature. Illustrated as it must be by fascinating, whether consciously or unconsciously, and always with emphasis on the function each agent has to perform in Nature’s household, the creation of earth as we now know it unfolds before the child’s imagination, charts and diagrams, failure in this alone leading to extinction.

We claim that the average boy or girl of twelve years who has been educated till then at one of our schools knows at least as much as the finished High School product of several years’ seniority, and the achievement has been at no cost of pain or distortion to body or mind. This book is intended to follow Education for a New World and to help teachers to envisage the child’s needs after the age of six.

Not in the service of any political or social creed should the teacher work, but in the service of the complete human being, able to exercise in freedom a self-disciplined will and judgment, unperverted by prejudice and undistorted by fear. The new element of mind is brought to creation by man, and from that time the children are helped to see the great acceleration that has taken place in evolution.

To Educate the Human Potential #ad - They learn to reverence the earliest pioneers, who toiled for purposes unknown to them but now to be recognised. Rather are our pupils equipped in their whole being for the adventure of life, accustomed to the free exercise of will and judgment, illuminated by imagination and enthusiasm. So the child is led, by review of some of the most thrilling epochs of world-history, and that it is just now emerging into true birth, to see that so far humanity has been in an embryonic stage, able to consciously realise its true unity and function.

The last chapters go back to the psychological point of view, urging on educators the supreme importance, to the nation and to the world, of the tasks imposed on them.

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Born With a Bang: The Universe Tells Our Cosmic Story

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Dawn Publications #ad - Brian swimme said: In the magic of this story. It succeeds at telling the amazing story of the universe and the creation of Earth with scientific accuracy but without diminishing the mystery and wonder. The final book is mammals Who Morph: The Universe Tells Our Evolution Story. Lots of people have gotten very excited about this book and its sequels.

. The three books together tell OUR STORY. The second book is from Lava to Life: The Universe Tells Our Earth Story. Suddenly, we have the feeling that we BELONG. As cosmologist and author Dr.

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Montessori: The Science Behind the Genius

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Oxford University Press #ad - In montessori, angeline Stoll Lillard shows that science has finally caught up with Maria Montessori. Montessori is indispensable reading for anyone interested in teaching, or considering Montessori schooling, in developmental psychology, training, or in understanding about human learning and education overall.

Furthermore, in this new edition, she presents recent studies showing evidence that this alternative to traditional schooling does indeed make a difference. Lillard explains the scientific basis for Montessori's system and the distinctions between practices in traditional, "Montessomething, " and authentic Montessori education.

Montessori: The Science Behind the Genius #ad - In reading this book, parents and teachers alike will develop a clear understanding of what happens in a Montessori classroom and, more importantly, why it happens and why it works. Lillard presents the research behind nine insights that are foundations of Montessori education, describing how each of these insights is applied in the Montessori classroom.

One hundred and ten years ago, the first female physician in Italy, devised a very different method of educating children, Maria Montessori, based on her observations of how they naturally learn.

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From Lava to Life

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Dawn Publications #ad - Once upon a time" meets science in a children's picture book that tells the thrilling story of how life began on Earth. It's a thrilling story about how Earth triumphs over crisis to become bacteria, jellyfish, flowers. The second in a trilogy of universe stories - the first being "Born with a Bang: The Universe Tells Our Cosmic Story"-- this book picks up the story with the first appearance of life on Earth.

. Even dinosaurs! the author, jennifer Morgan, studied evolutionary science and saw its storytelling possibilities when she explained it to her elementary-age son. Coupled with brilliant artwork by Dana Anderson, who also studied Cosmology, these books will intrigue children and adults alike with their storytelling style and colorful pages.

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The Absorbent Mind: With Linked Table of Contents

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Dancing Unicorn Books #ad - This book helped start a revolution in education. The absorbent mind was maria Montessori's most in-depth work on her educational theory, based on decades of scientific observation of children. Her view on children and their absorbent minds was a landmark departure from the educational model at the time. Since this book first appeared there have been both cognitive and neurological studies that have confirmed what Maria Montessori knew decades ago.

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Love of Learning: Supporting Intrinsic Motivation in Montessori Students

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Parent Child Press #ad - In this volume, the authors share some of their own struggles. Drawing on the wisdom of maria montessori, years of their own experience and that of their colleagues, as well as current research on the subject of motivation, the authors hope this book will help teachers do their jobs better for the benefit of their students.

Every teacher struggles at one time or another with unmotivated students.

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Mammals Who Morph

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Dawn Publications #ad - It is our story. This remarkable evolution series, concludes with this third book, narrated by the Universe itself, the amazing story of mammals and humans. It picks up after from lava to life: the universe Tells Our Earth Story with the extinction of dinosaurs, and tells how tiny mammals survived and morphed into lots of new Earthlings.

. About our bodies, our minds, and spirits. As the president of the american Montessori Society said, radiance, These books are alive with wonder, and deep relevance. Horses, whales and a kind of mammal with a powerful imagination--you! It is a story of chaos, creativity and heroes--the greatest adventure on Earth! And it is a personal story.

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