On my shelf...
I have found it to be truly inspirational and I am thoroughly fascinated by what Dr Montessori has outlined in this book, as it differs somewhat to what I encountered in my training.
It is available for purchase through AMI and NAMTA.
Hear more from Kay Baker in the clip below.
Psychogeometry from Montessori Guide on Vimeo.
This book provides an outline of the cosmic curriculum and it's importance to the child on the second plane of development. It also has an excellent set of appendices, including a scope and sequence and a list of suggested resources.
The first few chapters discuss the child on the second plane, followed by several chapters outlining the cosmic plan "presented to the child as a thrilling tale of the earth which we live in".
It is available to read for free through Project Gutenberg.
Here Dr Montessori outlines the study of grammar, reading, mathematics, geometry, drawing, music and metrics.
It is available to read for free from Project Gutenberg.
The first chapter gives a concise outline of sensory processing and lays the foundation for the rest of the book. Subsequent chapters outline SAFE (Sensory-Motor, Appropriate, Fun, Easy) activities for each of the eight senses.