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A Montessori Handbook.

Lena L. Gitter
Arch Intern Med. 1966;118(5):519-520. doi:10.1001/archinte.1966.00290170107041.
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As the importance of prekindergarten schooling is recognized more and more in this country, nursery school enrollments are growing and parents are faced with a bewildering number of choices when they contemplate sending their children to preschool. Many parents turn to their family physician for advice during their regular pediatric consultations, feeling that the physician, who knows the child's developmental pattern, is in a good position to advise them. And with the growing interest in Montessori education, the physician will be asked more often about the specific advantages of sending a child to such a school.

For the physician and for others who are interested in this type of education, A Montessori Handbook will prove a valuable introduction. Although it could have been divided more clearly into those parts which contain Dr. Montessori's own words and those which contain additional material from contemporary experience, it is nevertheless an excellent "first

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