A Pre-School Program Descriptive Essay by cee-cee

A Pre-School Program
This paper outlines the design of an engaging pre-school program based on the principles developed by Maria Montessori.
# 107753 | 1,166 words | 5 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Sep 11, 2008 in Education (Early Childhood)

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The paper describes a preschool program for ages 3 to 5 years that employs Maria Montessori's principles, albeit with some refinements. The paper explains the space and material requirements and looks at the teacher assistance to be provided. The paper reveals that the preschool program envisioned has been shown to be effective in thousands of preschool settings and it can be successful in thousands of others as well.

Space Requirements and Materials
Teacher Assistance Required and Classroom Administration
Summary and Conclusion

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Crocker, A. D., & Orr, R. R. (1996). Social behaviors of children with visual impairments enrolled in preschool programs. Exceptional Children, 62(5), 451.
  • Elliott, S. N., Gettinger, M., & Kratochwill, T. R. (1992). Preschool and early childhood treatment directions. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
  • Finn, K. V., Lopata, C., & Wallace, N. V. (2005). Comparison of academic achievement between Montessori and traditional education programs. Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 20(1), 5.
  • Lunenburg, F. C. (2000). Early childhood education programs can make a difference in academic, economic and social arenas. Education, 120(3), 519.
  • Wentworth, R. A. (1999). Montessori for the new millennium: Practical guidance on the teaching and education of children of all ages, based on a rediscovery of the true principles and vision of Maria Montessori. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

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