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...
Authentic Montessori Classroom Since “Montessori” is a word in the public domain, it is possible for any individual or institution to claim to be Montessori. But an authentic Montessori classroom must have these basic characteristics at all age levels: Teachers, credentialed in the Montessori philosophy and methodology for the age level they are teaching, who… [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]
It can be a tool for independence learned as easily and painlessly as any other in the Montessori environment Throw away the M&M’s! Or, at least hide them in the cabinet to enjoy. Helping your child to master the toilet doesn’t require candy, stickers and rewards. Children have a natural desire to care for their… [Learn More]