Journals Higher Education



Published: 12 August 2008

424 Pages | 34 halftone; 1 line

6 1/8 X 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195369366

Bookseller Code (5T)


The Science Behind the Genius

Updated Edition

Angeline Stoll Lillard

  • Provides the research behind eight insights that are foundations of Montessori education, describing how each of these insights is applied in the Montessori classroom
  • Parents and teachers alike will develop a clear understanding of what happens in a Montessori classroom and why it happens and why it works
  • Presents the studies that show how children learn best, makes clear why many traditional practices come up short, and describes an ingenious alternative that works
  • With a foreword by Renilde Montessori, the youngest grandchild of Maria Montessori

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