Montessori: A Modern Approach has been called the single best book for anyone -- educator, childcare professional, and especially parent -- seeking answers to the questions: What is the Montessori method? Are its revolutionary ideas about early childhood education relevant to today's world? And most important, especially for today's dual-career couples. Is a Montessori education right for my child?
Too often, the toys, games, and other materials meant to educate young children end up being a detriment instead. If you're overwhelmed and your kids are overstimulated, it's time to reset your space by applying the principles of the Montessori method at home so you can be a calmer, more attentive parent.
We know we need to improve our traditional school system, both public and private. But how? More homework? Better-qualified teachers? Longer school days or school years? More testing? More funding? No, no, no, no, and no. Montessori Madness! explains why the incremental steps politicians and administrators continue to propose are incremental steps in the wrong direction. The entire system must be turned on its head. This book asks parents to take a look—one thirty-minute observation—at a Montessori school. Your picture of what education should look like will never be the same.
The foundation of potty learning is respect for the child and their own natural development. Using the Montessori Philosophy, this book explains when to start, how to set-up your bathroom for a successful transition, and includes a step-by-step guide to get started. You will learn how to encourage your child to recognize their body's signals and develop independence in their bathroom routine. Learn the method that Montessori Schools use that keeps toileting stress-free and child-centered.Included in the second edition are tips for choosing training underwear, starting before your child is walking, and starting after your child is three-years-old.
Trevor Eissler's take on the beauty of Montessori education and how it benefited his children.