Children Who Are Not Yet Peaceful: Preventing Exclusion In The Early Elementary Classroom by Donna Bryant GoertzChildren Who Are Not Yet Peaceful: Preventing Exclusion In The Early Elementary Classroom by Donna Bryant Goertz

Children Who Are Not Yet Peaceful: Preventing Exclusion In The Early Elementary Classroom

byDonna Bryant Goertz

Paperback | February 21, 2001

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Charting the progress of twelve children in a real Texas classroom, educator Donna Goertz shows how positive change can occur given the proper environment. In each case she describes a child's transformation from destructive troublemaker to responsible citizen of the classroom community. Readers will learn how to apply Montessori methods to virtually any early elementary environment.
Donna Bryant Goertz teaches in the Montessori School that she founded 30 years ago. She lives in Austin, TX.
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Title:Children Who Are Not Yet Peaceful: Preventing Exclusion In The Early Elementary ClassroomFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.99 × 6.02 × 0.75 inPublished:February 21, 2001Publisher:North Atlantic BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1583940324

ISBN - 13:9781583940327

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"When children's bullying and ostracizing behavior threatens a school community, we must confront its source. But schools must also nurture variety in personalities, learning styles and personal histories...Cautioning educators on quick-time diagnosis, labeling, medication, and tutoring, Goertz weaves enthralling stories to help school communities accept and embrace all members."—Patricia Oriti, Montessori Educator & Consultant"In Donna Goertz's classroom the "problem" child is given value with a candor which continually falls back on positive community values. Engaging work is a catalyst for academic and emotional growth. This is an inspiring vision of challenging classroom dilemmas."—Debbie McKee Gorence, Behavior Specialist"Master Montessori teacher Donna Bryant Goertz teaches children compassion, generosity, cooperation, and collaboration by letting life be the curriculum. These stories show how they slowly learn to work and play with each other peacefully. If you have ever loved a child, you will treasure this book."—Terry Masters, former public school teacher"Goertz's children embrace two ideas: that serving others in need is paramount, and that needing and accepting help is a gift one child can give to another. This book captures the community of compassion and cooperation at the heart of Montessori education."—David Kahn, Executive Director, North American Montessori Teachers' Association