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...
Self Discipline: Ten Tips
Being a parent of a young child can be hard work. You want your child to be happy, healthy, and socially adjusted, not only at home but also with others. Helping your child learn what behavior is expected and begin to control her impulses can be easier if you keep in mind her basic needs.… [Learn More]
Montessori Nurtures Curiosity, Creativity & Imagination
Dr. Maria Montessori believed that teachers should focus on the child as a person, not on a the daily lesson plan. Montessori teachers lead children to ask questions, think for themselves, explore, investigate, and discover. Their ultimate objective is to help their students to learn independently and retain the curiosity, creativity, and intelligence with which… [Learn More]
The Montessori Primary Curriculum
There are 4 major areas of the Montessori curriculum in the Primary classroom: practical life, sensorial, math and language (including the cultural subjects of geography and science). Below is a brief description for each area. Practical Life The exercises of the Practical Life curriculum are designed to foster independence, self-confidence, self-esteem, and self control, characteristics… [Learn More]