Month: March 2009

Imagination

The 2nd plane child is interested in how the world came to be. We give them the keys to their imagination. The child can use this imagination to reconstruct the past, see the present and visualize the future. He/She can identify the mistakes that… Continue Reading “Imagination”

Imagination

THE EYE OF THE SEEKING SPIRIT IS IMAGINATION

Dr. Montessori said…

“The Universe is a imposing reality and an answer to all questions. We shall walk together on this path of life for all things are part of this Universe and connected to each other, to form one whole unity.”

The Human Tendencies

Montessori education is in its essence a study of the “nature of a human being”, a process of a formation and conception throughout life. Two unique gifts are given to the human being The intellect – reasonning mind The will – love These two… Continue Reading “The Human Tendencies”

Aristotle said…

“Education should be based scientifically on the observation of human beings”

The Firts Plane 3 – 6

By the end of the first plane of development, the child should have constructed him/her self as individual entity. Now the child is a member of the group and should have had the opportunity to work individually. The “Casa dei Bambini” should provide the… Continue Reading “The Firts Plane 3 – 6”

HORME

(HORME – n. Psychology, vital energy directed to in active purpose. hormic, a. hormist, n believer in horme as fundamental psychological factor.)

The First Plane 0 – 3

The construction of the individual takes place. It is the HORME within the child, that forces to learn and act like a human being. It urges the child on to construct himself – it makes the child a humen being. (HORME – n. Psychology,… Continue Reading “The First Plane 0 – 3”

The Four Planes of Development

Dr. Montessori said, “Trust the spontaneous, organizing power of the human intellect”. “The human mind works by itself, moved by a power within.” Each plane displays different characteristics and needs to be treated accordingly. The first and the secound plane are the stage of… Continue Reading “The Four Planes of Development”

Quote by M. Montessori

“Education starts at birth”