Anyone who has witnessed young children tinkering away with tools in the woodworking area will know just how magical it can be. While absorbed in constructing, children display extraordinary levels of concentration and engagement. Encompassing many aspects of the curriculum, the benefits of woodwork for children’s development are evident across all areas of learning. Woodwork […]
This insightful webinar offers leaders the unique opportunity to reflect on their ways of communicating for greater authenticity and open-mindedness. Based on new research, we will explore strategies for the development of the intelligence of the heart that increases meaningfulness with and acceptance of others. Examining how our thoughts can become obstacles to peace, we will learn […]
Tim Seldin has a long history in the Montessori movement. Today he discussed some of his memories of his early years as a student at the Barrie School and how he got involved with Montessori.
Tim Seldin shares his fifty year journey in Montessori.
On December 15th, Jon Wolff and the panel explored a difficult but timely topic: How to Support Children in Times of Crisis, Conflict, and Tragedy What Is Appropriate to Share with Different Age Children? What Is the Language of Support? Our world and media seem to be saturated these days with events and incidents of […]
The process of learning how to read should be as painless and simple as learning how to speak. Montessori begins by placing the youngest students in classes where the older students are already reading. All children want is to “do what the big kids can do,” and, as the intriguing work that absorbs the older […]
Note: This article was originally published in English in Tomorrow’s Child magazine in 2000. Translated by Patricia DeLeon 2018 por M. J. Rosanova, Ph.D. En el Instituto Bilingüe Montessori (MOBI), los niños juegan afuera. Puedo escucharlos afuera de mi ventana. Están cantando y llamándose entre sí en japonés. No, nuestra […]