Maria Montessori at Home for Young Children
Lecture no. 19 from the course: Scientific Secrets for Raising Kids Who Thrive
Taught by Professor Peter M. Vishton | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Professional Development Courses
In a Montessori classroom, toddlers are encouraged to follow their natural learning tendencies by being active explorers. They’re also given some responsibility for maintaining an orderly space. Here, the professor unpacks the evidence indicating this approach can boost mental and physical development; then, he demonstrates how parents can use Montessori methods at home.