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Maria Montessori: Her Life and Work Chapter Summary & Analysis - Book 1, Part One : Chapter 2, Development & Summary

E. M. Standing
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Book 1, Part One : Chapter 2, Development & Summary and Analysis

The rooms where the children had adult guidance, direction and yet also still some freedom multiplied and became known as "Children's Houses." Whoever came to visit them was typically impressed. Here the focus is not about Maria Montessori herself but rather upon what she discovered about children. E. M. Standing introduces another set of qualities that Montessori was able to nourish in children. They are of such import and have been set forth so concisely that they are presented as a list, from page 57, where there is a quote from a Catholic Priest who wrote them: humility & patience of the mistress of the classroom, valuing deeds over words, viewing the sensorial realm as the beginning of "the life of the soul," silence and recollection from the children, the freedom for the children within the Montessorial atmosphere to...

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