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]
Why start at three years old? Maria Montessori studied children. As she did, she discovered that between birth and six, children have certain capabilities for learning that will never again be so compelling. Three-year-olds learn in unique ways that make this an ideal time to begin their Montessori education. They have become aware of others,… [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]