Month: May 2022

Auto-Education: Too risky for older students? Will students learn only what they want
and not what they need to know?

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“It is therefore necessary that the environment should contain the means of auto-education” Dr. Maria Montessori, The Advanced Montessori Method – I (1918/1991) p. 57 It invariably comes up in workshops with non-Montessorians or parents: “Don’t they have to be able to take tests for when they go to middle and high school? Will so …

Auto-Education: Too risky for older students? Will students learn only what they want
and not what they need to know?
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3-Hour Work Cycle? You’ve GOT to be kidding!

 “…when the cycle is completed…refreshed and satisfied, he experiences the higher social impulses…” -Dr. Maria Montessori, The Advanced Montessori Method – I (1918/1991)  pg. 76 Is the 3-hour work cycle challenging you or your students? From time management to task management, sorting out how to effectively get through the 3-hour work cycle can be a …

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Trust the Children; Set Them Free

 “It is a psychic necessity that the child explores the environment; it satisfies his spirit.” Maria Montessori, The 1946 London Lectures p. 134  When I faced a group of engaged Montessori students for the first time, I was flabbergasted! I’d never witnessed such enthusiasm, curiosity, and all-out abandon. They embraced the musical experience my quintet …

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