Montessori in Kindergarten by Dragana Jovanovic
Pedagogical concept of Maria Montessori for toddlers and preschoolers: Guide for parents, educators, teachers and childcare professional
Personal message from the author:
“Montessori in Kindergarten is a guide for educators working in kindergarten with toddlers and pre-school children, and especially parent who are interested in integrating the Montessori method at home and want to direct their children in an authentic and inspiring way in order to prepare them for future life.
The book is also intended childcare professional, who want to improve their pedagogical practice and organization of work with children of pre-school age. The author offers professional knowledge about the Montessori program, Montessori philosophy, the Montessori system, the history of Montessori pedagogy, and puts a special emphasis on educational work and planning activities in kindergarten with toddlers and preschoolers. She also points to the importance of Montessori material, the Montessori ambiance, the Special Sensibility Period, and the very significant detail of the child’s development in the pedagogy of Maria Montessori, ‘Absorbent mind'.
The book contains exercises and activities for preschoolers based on the principles of the Montessori method, and is completed with illustrations, photographs and clearly shows the active learning of children through an individualized approach.Using a guide, educators and parents will easily encourage the development of autonomy, creativity and self-confidence in pre-school children. If educators, parents and everyone who needs to improve educational practice read this book, they will very clearly find out what the most important is that the Montessori method makes so relevant and acceptable in educational systems around the world. The guide is written in a clear and simple language, stylishly adapted to both parents and the professional-pedagogical public.”
— Dragana Jovanovic