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Ch.7
Incredible results; parents now wanted kids of age 5 to be introduced to writing and reading.
*Believes it is best to write 1st then learn to read.
Ch.8
Schools started to spread and Montessori materials were widespread
-held training classes for teachers
-Wrote 1st book: The Montessori Method
Ch.9
-new school opened at a convert for orphaned children
-1st introduced to America in literature in 1909
-1913 Maria came to US; 1st Montessori school in US was in Tarrytown, NY
-Montessori society formed.
Ch.10
Magazine, newspaper, and general media were popular
-Alexander Graham Bell’s wife became a big follower
-Her book was 2nd place in 1912 and was on the best seller’s list
-International Montessori Training in Rome
-Problems of others misinterpreting her ideas; many took the method light heartedly
Ch.11
-Mother died in 1912, wore black for almost the rest of her life.
-Maria got very upset if anyone but her attempted to give a Montessori course
-after her mother died, Maria brought Mario to live with her
Ch.12
* When arrived in NY, she was swarmed by reporters * Travelled the US and was always polite * Returned home January 5th * Her materials have stood the test of time
Ch.13
* 1915 visited California; meeting of National Education Association and 15,000 teachers. * Lived in LA for 2 months * Maria introduced as nephew then adopted son (17 years old) * Parkurst would be like a daughter to Maria * Her biggest flaw was she required the method to be followed so rigidly * She began to trust no one
Ch.14
Kilpatrick (from Columbia-began his own movement) * He denounced Montessori’s believe * Teachers felt limited * Too individual, not enough group * Wanted a more active teacher * Students of 3 too young * Need more free time
Part III
Ch.15
* Maria Montessori insists that her…...

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