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”.
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… Continue Reading “Environment”
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”
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”