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...
The Montessori Materials are carefully designed didactic apparatus that aid the child’s psychic development toward functional independence. Children who are “functionally independent” are happy, well-adjusted children that can think for themselves, do for themselves, and are disciplined enough to understand the consequences of their actions. Dr. Montessori developed the Montessori Materials over 100 years ago.… [Learn More]
Even though, on their own, they may tend to create chaos, young children have a tremendous need and love for an orderly environment. When everything has its own place and the environment is organized it makes it easier for the child (and parent) to maintain a neat and well-organized atmosphere. Here are some ways in… [Learn More]
By Sunitha Pailoor, MEd One of my favorite commercials, even though it is simple and sentimental, is the MasterCard ad that shows family time or human interactions and calls them priceless. To me, Montessori education is priceless in the same way. It is beautiful, comprehensive, and, in its most authentic form, a treasure of experiences… [Learn More]