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Maria Montessori, A. S. Neill And Marva Collins: Educating The Human Potential , Loretta Powell C. Davenport Jan 1987

Maria Montessori, A. S. Neill And Marva Collins: Educating The Human Potential , Loretta Powell C. Davenport

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to discover, compare and to elucidate the philosophical inclinations of Maria Montessori, A. S. Neill, and Marva Collins; to identify the similarities and differences among their views and to discover any common elements or teaching strategies which might have contributed to their success with the academic, emotional, and social achievement of students. In addition, the study was designed to compare the personal and professional development of the three educators. Given common elements, educators will find the study of these elements useful in researching, developing, expanding and mobilizing their own strong beliefs into effective teaching ...