Date of Award

1967

Document Type

Thesis

Department

Education

First Advisor

Mr. Charles Bell

Abstract

Maria Montessori (1870-1952), the first Italian woman M.D., was one of the great germinal pioneers in studying the intellectual development of the young child. Her philosophy of education (incorporated into the Montessori Method) is that only through movement and manipulation, through thinking with the senses and remaining active, does the child proceed to later abstract thinking. Thus, it is essential that the development of the senses be started early.

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