Applying Montessori Principles in China: The Impact of Being a Situational Minority in a Particularistic Jewish Heritage School

@article{Gross2019ApplyingMP,
  title={Applying Montessori Principles in China: The Impact of Being a Situational Minority in a Particularistic Jewish Heritage School},
  author={Z. Gross and S. Rutland},
  journal={Journal of Jewish Education},
  year={2019},
  volume={85},
  pages={27 - 52}
}
ABSTRACT The aim of the research is to investigate a Montessori pedagogic approach, enabling a Jewish school to be part of the Chinese international-school system, while fostering Jewish identity. We conducted semistructured interviews with principals (2), teachers (8), parents (12), and students (10) and recorded class observations (8) over two visits. The analysis employed a grounded theory approach using a constant comparative method. The main result was that Montessori principles enabled… Expand
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