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More Montessori in Practice

Further Observations of a First-Generation Montessorian

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This second volume of articles by Montessori sage Lakshmi Kripalani presents more timely topics for today's Montessorians.

What did Maria Montessori expect of her followers? How important are multi-age groupings? Do Montessori's writings offer today's teachers any insights into testing requirements?

You'll find answers to these and other contemporary questions, enlivened by real-life stories and personal insights. This collection of Kripalani's articles from the Public School Montessorian (1999-2009) illuminates the maturing of the U.S. Montessori movement (with an account of the AMS-AMI split in 1962), speaks frankly of the challenges faced by today's Montessori teachers, and celebrates the unlimited potential of children.

Kripalani was honored with a Lifetime Achievement award from AMS in 2010. Paperback, 185 pages.

Kripalani's first volume Montessori in Practice (R505) this is a fascinating collection of forty of Lakshmi Kripalani's early Public School Montessorian columns.

About the Author
Teacher, Montessori directress and teacher-trainer, consultant, lecturer, columnist, lifetime MENSA member, and poet, Lakshmi Kripalani's unique experience with Montessori education in a variety of settings and her work with Dr. Montessori (and Montessori's son Mario) led Kripalani to open the Montessori Center of New Jersey teacher-training center in 1966.

A member of AMI, AMS, and NAMTA, Kripalani received many recognitions for her work within and for the Montessori community. With a career that spanned some 70 years, Lakshmi was a devoted Montessorian for the better part of Montessori history. She passed away, peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday, November 12, 2013.
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