EL103 – Montessori Philosophy


Covers Dr. Maria Montessori’s view of child development including the four planes of development.

Montessori Philosophy

This course covers Dr. Maria Montessori’s view of child development including the four planes of development; the development of intelligence; the development of language; moral development; and social development.

Schedule: Montessori Philosophy

June 19th – June 21st, 2017

Assessment: Montessori Philosophy

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: Montessori Philosophy

  • 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