Tag: Tendencies

Environment

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”

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”

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”

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”

The Human Tendencies

The Human Tendencies: The practical application of the Montessori method is based on human tendencies— to explore, move, share with a group, to be independent and make decisions, create order, develop self-control, abstract ideas from experience, use the creative imagination, work hard, repeat, concentrate,… Continue Reading “The Human Tendencies”