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A short, illustrated guide to the use of Montessori classroom materials. Describes how to set up a "children's house" - an environment for learning where children can be their own masters.From the Trade Paperback edition.
Chapters include Foundations for Peace; Educate for Peace, Sixth International Montessori Congress; The Importance of Education in bringing about Peace; and, Address to the World Fellowship of Faiths.
This book is Montessori's own exposition of the theory behind her innovative educational techniques. She shows parents, teachers and administrators how to "free a child to learn through his own efforts".
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