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EJ608608 PS530672


Title: Montessori in Early Childhood: Positive Outcomes along Social, Moral, Cognitive, and Emotional Dimensions.
Author(s): Haines, Annette M.
Source: NAMTA Journal, v25 n2 p27-59 Spr 2000
Publication Date: 2000
Notes: Theme Issue Topic: "Montessori Education: Positive Psychology for Today's Challenges."
ISSN: 1522-9734
Language: English
Document Type: Journal articles (080); Opinion papers (120); Reports--Descriptive (141)
Journal Announcement: CIJDEC2000

Describes in operational terms the benefits of Montessori's developmental perspective for children from birth to 3 years, and from 3 to 6 years. Identifies optimal outcomes for social, moral, cognitive, and emotional development to be used in educational and psychological research and for child assessment. (KB)

Descriptors: *Child Development; *Children; Cognitive Development; *Early Childhood Education; Educational Objectives; Emotional Development; *Infants; *Montessori Method; Moral Development; Social Development