Reflecting on the educational practices led in a nursery of the Centro Nascita Montessori

Authors

  • Laura Franceschini
  • Isabella di Giandomenico

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.6092/issn.1970-2221/1760

Abstract

The paper presents an observational study carried on in an early educational context inspired to Montessori approach. It is aimed at illustrating the educators’ attitudes, behaviours, and educational strategies and the children’s reactions to them. First, the educational approach of the centre and the observational methodology are described. Then, a detailed analysis of the observations with regard to the educators’ support to child autonomy, attention to children’s requests and needs, and care behaviours is presented. Finally, the transcript of a whole observation is reported.

How to Cite

Franceschini, L., & di Giandomenico, I. (2010). Reflecting on the educational practices led in a nursery of the Centro Nascita Montessori. Ricerche Di Pedagogia E Didattica. Journal of Theories and Research in Education, 5(1). https://doi.org/10.6092/issn.1970-2221/1760

Issue

Section

INFANZIE E FAMIGLIE: un anno di ricerca del Dipartimento di Scienze dell'educazione