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Published: 01 November 2016

496 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199981526

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The Science Behind the Genius

Third Edition

Angeline Stoll Lillard

  • Provides the research behind nine insights that are foundations of Montessori education, describing how each of these insights is applied in the Montessori classroom.
  • Offers 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.

New to this Edition:

  • Updated references
  • Addresses executive function and Montessori's role to facilitate and improve it
  • Exhibits recent research about the effectiveness of Montessori education

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