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Tomorrow’s

Child

The International Magazine for Montessori Families

Table of Contents | JANUARY 2021 ISSUE

Is Learning “Lost” When Kids Are Out of School?

Is Learning “Lost” When Kids Are Out of School?

Anguish and even anger are entirely appropriate reactions to the fact that Covid-19 infection rates are still too high in most areas to permit the safe reopening of schools. Not only do many of our kids miss their friends and the chance to make new ones, but school attendance is a prerequisite for millions of parents to go to work. Also, schools provide healthy meals, which matters in a country with appalling levels of poverty and hunger.

Seeing the World Through Your Child’s Eyes

Seeing the World Through Your Child’s Eyes

One of the keys to creating a calm and peaceful home is to learn how to see the world from your child’s perspective. Maria Montessori challenged us to ‘follow the child’. To do this, first we must have a sense of how your children think, feel, and react. For example, take this child. He is looking up and you can tell that he is looking at someone or something really tall. He is probably looking up at an adult that he loves. Imagine how the world looks to him at two or three feet tall.

Book Review | The Yeti is Ready

Book Review | The Yeti is Ready

Book Review | How to Raise An Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success

Book Review | How to Raise An Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success

Book Review | Peace, Love, Action

Book Review | Peace, Love, Action

Book Review | Right now, I Am Brave

Book Review | Right now, I Am Brave

by Dr. Daniela Owen Illustrated by Gülce Baycik Here’s another good one from Dr. Owen. The first lesson—when things that we find scary are not actually dangerous, it’s time to be brave. She goes on to define what it means to be brave. She explains how our brains are...

Book Review | Right Now, I Am Kind

Book Review | Right Now, I Am Kind

Developing Letter-Sound Knowledge: Montessori Sandpaper Letters

Developing Letter-Sound Knowledge: Montessori Sandpaper Letters

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) And How You Can Use It to Make Life Better at Home, School, and in the Workplace

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) And How You Can Use It to Make Life Better at Home, School, and in the Workplace

The Power of Love in the Learning Environment

The Power of Love in the Learning Environment

10 Things Great Teachers Demonstrate

10 Things Great Teachers Demonstrate

Coping in the Time of the Coronavirus

Coping in the Time of the Coronavirus

Tomorrow’s

Child

The International Magazine for Montessori Families

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