David DeHetre, released under the Creative Commons License, some rights reserved “Once we have accepted and established our principles, the abolition of prizes and external forms of punishment will follow […]
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.
“From such a system there comes forth a school where the children work for themselves – that is, they are free. In this freedom they work much more than heretofore […]
Marcin Bajer released under the Creative Commons License, some rights reserved “Often those adults who work tirelessly to encourage the habit of truth in the child surround him with […]
"Often what we call naughtiness on the part of the individual child is rebellion against our own mistakes in educating him. The coercive means which we adopt toward children are […]
"A child asked his father once why leaves were green. The father thought how intelligent his child was, so he gave a long explanation of chloroplasm and chlorophyll and of […]