This is the Plane of fundamental importance for the formation of the individual. The infant from 0-3 is identified by Montessori as a “Spiritual Embryo”, as the infant has, within him/herself “potentials”, which determine his or her development, seen as empty vessels, waiting to… Continue Reading “The Four Planes of Develolpment 0 – 3 The “unconcious creator””
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… Continue Reading “The Four Planes of Development II”
Quote by Maria Montessori: “Sow the seeds of culture… How many?…As many as possible”.
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”
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”