“The basic activities of human social organisation are the developmental lessons that Maria Montessori prescribes for the adolescent ‘the ‘social newborn’ whose developmental task is to enter adulthood, and in doing so, inherit the best of human accomplishment and civilization and move it forward.… Continue Reading “The Adolescent – the Social Newborn”
In a world of a technological way of living, where Internet shopping is the most convenient in our fast living world, I see it as our responsibility, the responsibility of the adults/teachers that we protect and preserve the true essence of education,… reading and… Continue Reading “Thoughts continued …”
Dr. Montessori said: “The aim is not to create a cultural mind, but a spiritual soul based on reality. Therefore, history should not be taught as a collection of dates and places. But rather be approched to arouse gratitude and appreciation. This gratitude should… Continue Reading “Quote. Dr. Maria Montessori”
Socrates once said: “There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance.”
This intelligence, which relies on the senses of sight and being able to visualize an object, includes the ability to create internal mental images/pictures.
Check out this site… Some free material for Montessorians… http://www.montessorimaterials.org It’s a nice site to receive some additional material. Ideal for ‘homeschoolers’, but also nice to add to a classroom…(mainly Children’s House and Lower Elementary/Primary).
Like I mentioned yesterday, I was following a workshop by Priscilla Howe, on storytelling. It was very nice and I want to share with you her link and give you some informatin on what she talked about. One topic I really liked was the… Continue Reading “Storytelling”