Culture, Craft, & Coherence: The Unexpected Vitality of Montessori Teacher Training

@inproceedings{Cossentino2009CultureC,
  title={Culture, Craft, & Coherence: The Unexpected Vitality of Montessori Teacher Training},
  author={Jacqueline Cossentino},
  year={2009}
}
This essay examines the how’s why’s and what for’s of Montessori teacher training. Treating the Montessori system as an illuminating case of alternative teacher preparation, three concepts common to the lexicon of teacher education - culture, craft, and coherence - are explored in detail. Drawing both from both mainstream teacher education research and ethnographic studies of Montessori teacher training, the essay probes several conceptual puzzles aimed toward reconsidering key ideas related to… CONTINUE READING

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