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Open Day ‘International Montessori’ Brussels/Belgium

Montessori Madness

Awesome … It says it all …

Sandpaper Letters

Preparation of mind and hand The preparation of writing must be, twofold. The preparation of the hand and the mind in order to be able to communicate, the mind must contain an idea being those communications and an intellectual ability to form the ideas… Continue Reading “Sandpaper Letters”

Nice pictures

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Quote. Dr. Maria Montessori

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”

The Teacher – part II

The elementary teacher should have a conversation with the primary teacher to get as much information about the children that will enter his class. Any information the teacher can give about the children’s interests and strengths will be helpful for the elementary teacher. This… Continue Reading “The Teacher – part II”

The Teacher

There needs to be a profound change in the character of the adult to successfully fulfill the role of a Montessori teacher. The adult has to put aside adjectives like omnipotence, power, authority, pride and vanity. Another aspect to put aside is the idea… Continue Reading “The Teacher”

THE NOUN – Symbol

Quote:Silvana Montanaro – Understanding the Human Being

Self Esteem Participation in every day life develops a feeling of worthiness in a person called upon to share it in an active way. Children become not only users of the world in which they live, but also producers. The basic experience of being… Continue Reading “Quote:Silvana Montanaro – Understanding the Human Being”

Guide the Child to Solve the Problem

Step one: Empathy “How sad.” “I bet that hurts”. Step Two: Send the “Power Message” “What do you think you’re going to to?” Step Three: Offer Choices “Would you like to hear what other kids have tried?” At this point offer a varizty of… Continue Reading “Guide the Child to Solve the Problem”