EL102 – Human Development


Covers current theories & developmental processes of the elementary child’s physical, social, and personality development.

Human Development

This course covers current theories and developmental processes of the elementary child’s physical, social, and personality development; language development; cognitive and logico-mathematical development; and the child’s relationship to the culture.

Schedule: Human Development

September 16th & September 17th, 2017

Assessment: Human Development

The student must satisfactorily complete written and practical evaluations for both academic and practicum phases as well as complete all in-class assignments and classroom manuals

Readings: Human Development

  • Montessori Today by Paula Polk Lillard
  • From Childhood to Adolescence by Dr. Maria Montessori
  • To Educate the Human Potential by Dr. Maria Montessori
  • The Formation of Man by Dr. Maria Montessori

Suggested Readings:

  • The Advanced Montessori Method 1 by Dr. Maria Montessori
  • The Advanced Montessori Method 2 by Dr. Maria Montessori
  • The Montessori Controversy by Dr. John Chattin-McNichols
  • The TAO of Montessori by Catherine McTamaney
  • Children of the Universe by Michael and D’Neil Duffy
  • Montessori Matters Manual
  • Montessori Matters Language Manual