Introduction 1. Historical context 2. Montessori's Views of Child Development 3. Organisation of Montessori schools 4. Principles of Montessori Pedagogy 5. Learning in Montessori Settings 6. The Favourable Environment 7. Benefits and Challenges of the Montessori Approach to Children's lives and communities of today Appendix 1. Montessori education for 12- 18 year olds Appendix 2. Glossary of terms Appendix 3. Key Montessori texts Appendix 4. Leading UK and international Montessori organisations Bibliography Index
Barbara Isaacs is Chief education Officer, Montessori St. Nicholas Charity / Montessori Centre International.