Research Paper On Montessori Method
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Introduction to Montessori
A 7 page paper that discusses some of the principles and the components in the Montessori method. Different concepts, like the absorbent mind, preconscious level, sensitive periods and discipline, are discussed. The writer comments on the contributions Montessori made to early childhood education. Bibliography lists 7 sources. PGmnts10.rtf
Personal View of Constructivism
A 3 page paper providing a personal view of the value of the constructivist approach to education and personal assessment of two statements of Ernst von Glasserfeld, who coined the term "radical constructivism." An accompanying 12-slide PowerPoint presentation compares radical, social and cognitive constructivism and identifies their primary theorists (von Glasserfeld, Vygotsky and Bruner, respectively) and uses the example of the success of the Montessori method (cognitive constructivism) over the course of nearly a century). Bibliography lists 4 sources.