“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”
Geometry applied in the right way is a fantastic tool to train logical thinking. already at an early stage, children can see and understand patterns. Often it is underestimated how a young brain can already understand structures infront of him or her. So Geometry… Continue Reading “Geometry as a tool to strengthen logical thinking…”
G´day y´all, This is a book that was offered to me by a friend at school. I need to say that it is a interesting and fascinating booklet. “Practical Geometrical Constructions”. Indeed the things you are shown are flabbergasting and have a solid ´WOW`effect.… Continue Reading “RULER and COMPASS”
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”
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).
Reading and writing are the basic tools of modern living, and helping your child to read and write gives the best of all starts in life. Using the Montessori Method guarantees not only that your child will learn, but that he or she will… Continue Reading “Montessori – Read and Write”
With children you can do lovely things such as ‘baking bread’ It’s very simple and a lot of fun.For children under three year it is best when all the ingredients are pre-measured and put in little plastic beakers. It facilitates the pouring into the… Continue Reading “Baking bread with your child”
Dr. Montessori talked about… The children need to be able to imagine for themselves and reflect on these ideas. It is only in introducing the children to the universe in this way, that we are making use of the psychological characteristics in the second… Continue Reading “Quote by Dr. M. Montessori”