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 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]
Why Montessori Education Is Priceless
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]
Child’s Instinct to Work
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]