Day: March 25, 2009

The Four Planes of Development II

THE FOUR PLANES OF DEVELOPMENT The four Planes (or phases) of development is an overall vision of Montessori’s developmental psychology from infancy to adulthood. Her vision of the whole of development and growth was not her own. It provides a holistic view of the…

Sow the Seeds

Quote by Maria Montessori: “Sow the seeds of culture… How many?…As many as possible”.

Environment

Mario Montessori said: “…the prepared environment should…reflect that amount of organization and order necessary for community to function properly”. There are similarities betwenn the Primary/Children’s House and the Elementary/Primary environments: order ecstatic clearly defined workspace inclusion of plants and animals Both environments serve the…