Montessori: The Science Behind the Genius

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$36.99
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Publish Date
Pages
496
Dimensions
6.1 X 9.2 X 1.1 inches | 1.84 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780199981526

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About the Author
Angeline Stoll Lillard is Professor of Psychology at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. An authority on learning and development, she was awarded the Developmental Psychology Division of the American Psychological Association's Outstanding Dissertation Award in 1992 and its Boyd McCandless Award for Distinguished Early Career Contribution in 1999.
Reviews
Praise for the previous edition:

"A stimulating evaluation of Montessori philosophy and practice, exploring some of the basic principles in relation to modern scientific research. . . . In particular, anyone wanting to take a detailed and critical look at Montessori education would surely benefit from reading this book."-- Montessori International

"This is a great book. It is beautifully written, and expertly uses the psychological research literature to evaluate Montessori theory and practice. What an original and important contribution."-- Carol Dweck, Professor of Psychology, Stanford University and author of Mindset: The New Psychology of Success

"Lillard has masterfully explored the basic tenets of Montessori education and how they are validated with todays scientific findings. The result is a long-awaited and important contribution that contrasts with traditional education and offers evidence in support of a method that works. A stunning achievement!"--Virginia McHugh Goodwin, Executive Director, Association Montessori Internationale, USA