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  1. Potential Possibilities

    by Carrie O’Shea, Primary III parent It is true that we cannot make a genius. We can only give to each child the chance to fulfill his potential possibilities. –Maria Montessori   As the years pass and I grow in parental maturity (if there is such a thing), it seems I find more to love… Continue Reading »
  2. Education of the Senses

    by Ms. Becky Toddler Co-Lead Teacher A child does not learn because he is taught by a teacher.  A child learns because he wants to learn.  A teacher cannot will a child to learn.  What she can do is prepare an environment, which invites him to want to learn.  An environment that does this is… Continue Reading »
  3. The goal of early childhood…

    by Maria Ingram, Toddler I Parent Maria Montessori said “The goal of early childhood education should be to activate the child’s own natural desire to learn.”  When I read this it made me think about some students I taught in high school who were completely lacking in curiosity.  When I asked students why they thought… Continue Reading »