No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child. Historically, the oppressed – slaves, the servant class and finally the workers – were minority groups who sought […]
Category Archives: Montessori Quick Bites
Items which usually begin with a quote from Dr. Montessori followed by ruminations on the themes she has brought up.
Little children perform slowly and deliberately many complicated actions which they love—dressing and undressing themselves, setting the table, eating, etc. In doing all these things they show extreme patience, and […]
“ When the teachers were weary of my observations, they began to allow the children to do whatever they pleased. I saw children with their feet on the tables, or […]
There are people who think that the Montessori schools will not teach enough, and there are also people who fear that they will teach too much. “These delicate brains that […]
“It is a commonplace that the child must be free. But what kind of freedom has he been given? The only true freedom for an individual is to have the […]