The Absorbent Mind

Author: Maria Montessori
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1625588682
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This book helped start a revolution in education. Since this book first appeared there have been both cognitive and neurological studies that have confirmed what Maria Montessori knew decades ago.

The Montessori Reader

Author: Maria Montessori
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1625588763
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This book helped start a revolution in education. Since this book first appeared there have been both cognitive and neurological studies that have confirmed what Maria Montessori knew decades ago.

Child Development And Teaching Young Children

Author: Ayshe Talay-Ongan
Publisher: Cengage Learning Australia
ISBN: 9780170127325
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Advances in neuroscience in the last decades have affected our thinking on
teaching young children considerably. In this Chapter, we review these as well as
present a bird's eye view of the brain, glimpse at how neural growth leads to
perceptual-motor integration, cover some brain functions unique to early
childhood, and review the effects of stress on the young brain. We then look at
implications of such knowledge for early childhood teachers and carers. The '
absorbent mind' The ...

Phenomenological Psychology

Author: J.J. Kockelmans
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9400935897
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Montessori, throw light on the whole behavior of the child, are spontaneous
initiative and that aspect of existence which she has designated by the insightful
concept of “the absorbent mind.” We misunderstand the meaning of this concept
if we conceive the child's mind as a sort of sponge, which, by virtue of a pre-
existent structure, should absorb everything which enters it through the apertures
of the sense organs. Such a concept of consciousness would conform to that of
classic ...

Success Education

Author: Steve P. Jefferson
Publisher: Universal-Publishers
ISBN: 1581124988
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Before answering these questions educators must become more knowledgeable
of how the adolescent mind learns. Mary Montessori introduced the concept of
investigating the way a child's mind progresses through learning in her work
entitled The Absorbent Mind. This body of work examines the developmental
stages of children and language acquisition. Montessori provided a description of
how all children must become responsible for their learning. Montessori's
research led to ...

The Discovery Of The Child

Author: Maria Montessori
Publisher: Aakar Books
ISBN: 9788187879237
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... but also as far as the wording is concerned. Circumstances did not permit this
and what would be needed is a complete series of specialized publications
dealing with the various psychologial and didactic aspects of our extensive
experience all over the world. Some works have already been published (cf. The
Secret of Childhood ,The Absorbent Mind, Education for a New World, Educating
the Human Potential, Psycho-Arithmetic, Psycho-Geometry, etc.), others are in
preparation.

Charter Schools

Author: Steve P. Jefferson
Publisher: Universal-Publishers
ISBN: 9781581122183
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She discussed the functioning of the brain in data taken from her early research
in the book The Absorbent Mind (1994). Montessori explained that from birth to
seven years, a child's mind absorbs all stimuli rapidly without judgment of good
or bad information. In addition, this process is never again duplicated during
one's life span. According to Montessori's research, the brain is at its highest and
most sensitive stage of learning during this period. She called this stage the "
sensitive ...