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Do real things

Do real things

Forward to "Do real things" A Montessorian, Chris Trostel, wrote the article below on "Do real things" to share with others and I found it absolutely wonderful! If I knew how to write so beautifully, I would have said the same things! So I am borrowing her write-up to...

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Not “us” versus “them”

Not “us” versus “them”

Introduction A few days ago, I had a conversation with a friend whose child is in a Montessori school. She said to me, “You know, I love Montessori and when I read about all the positive outcomes in Montessori children, I feel I would love to see them in my child, but...

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Sawubona

Sawubona

Introduction Harvard psychologist, Dr. Susan David, used the word "sawubona" which is a Zulu greeting from native South Africa. It means, “I see you." Sawubona means creating a space in your heart and in your home or classroom where your child is seen. When our...

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Guidelines on sharing at home

Guidelines on sharing at home

Introduction to some guidelines on sharing at home The first time I walked into a Montessori environment, I noticed an evident absence of duplicate materials on the work shelves. A material was also not pre-assigned to a child by the guides. This meant that the...

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Normalisation leading to self-confidence

Normalisation leading to self-confidence

“Wait while observing, that is the motto of the educator.” Dr. Maria Montessori   In Montessori education, the term “normalisation” has a specialised meaning. “Normal” does not refer to what is considered to be “typical” or “average” or even “usual”....

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