Children of this age possess what Dr. Montessori called the Absorbent Mind. This type of mind has the unique and transitory ability to absorb all aspects physical, mental, … Learn more...
There’s something different about lunch in a Montessori classroom… Preparing, serving, and cleaning up are all on the menu! What could be more meaningful to a young child’s developing independence than mastering the skills required to meet a fundamental human need? “The essence of independence is to be able to do something for one’s self.”… [Learn More]
The following lecture was given by Dr. Montessori at the beginning of the XXIVth International Course in London in 1939. The following is just as it was taken down in translation as Dr. Montessori spoke. Education should have for its basis, and for the guidance of its construction, an aim. It is not sufficient to… [Learn More]
This article first appeared in the 2011 Edition of The Parents League Review. “With regard to the child, education should correspond to them, so that instead of dividing the schools into nursery, primary, secondary and university, we should divide education in planes and each of these should correspond to the phase the developing individuality goes… [Learn More]