New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1917. Cloth. Good. Item #017820
Blue cloth. No jacket. 464 pp., with several black and white photos. A guide to the theories of teaching, as well as a text book of sorts, applying Maria Montessori's methods to teaching in English, while acknowledging the difficulties in translation and adapting some lessons to the English language, instead of Italian. This is the English translation of her 1917 publication, "L'autoeducazionne nelle Scuole Elementari (Self-Education in Elementary School)." Montessori was an Italian educator, best known for the schools and teaching methods that bear her name. GOOD condition. General fading, minor soiling and some scuffing to the covers. A few white scuffs and spots to the spine and rear cover. Light edgewear. Interior hinges slightly weakened. Text block toned.