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Author Duffy, Michael.

Title Children of the universe : cosmic education in the Montessori elementary classroom / by Michael and D'Neil Duffy ; illustrated by Amber Amann ; with an introduction by Aline D. Wolf.

Publication Info. Hollidaysburg, PA : Parent Child Press, [2002]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rockford University Stacks - RKC-ILDS  LB1029.M75 D84 2002    AVAILABLE
Description iv, 189 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-189).
Summary The purpose of this book is to bring home to teachers the importance of helping students to see themselves, not as self-engrossed individuals, but as children of the Universe with all that this image entails.
Contents Foreword -- Cosmic education: what it is and why we teach it -- Evolution and cosmic education -- Cosmic education and the cultural curriculum -- The story of the universe -- The story of the solar system -- The story of the Earth -- The story of life -- The story of humans -- The story of civilizations -- Cosmic education and the future -- Appendix 1: Scope and sequence -- Appendix 2: Classroom resources.
Subject Montessori method of education.
Montessori, Méthode.
Added Author Duffy, D'Neil.
ISBN 0939195313

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