“The goal of early childhood education should be to cultivate the child’s own natural desire to learn.” – Maria Montessori

Posts tagged ‘Knowledge’

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Why We Montessori

Why We Montessori

A lovely blog post on Montessori

Montessori, for me, has a lot to do with the unmeasurable, the intangible and invaluable. The life-long love of learning and discovery, the self awareness, the self-confidence, the ability to contribute, be heard, question and challenge things and make mistakes. It’s about working with (not against) the individual child and keeping their childhood.

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The Value of Not Knowing

The Value of Not Knowing

Mariamontessori.com posted a great blog entry by by  that we had to share! 

The Value of Not Knowing

All of us at West Cliffe Montessori understand the importance of discovery as Maria Montessori herself knew that “If I am told, I forget If I am shown, I remember If I do, I understand.”  We especially love the GPS analogy! Have a read and enjoy

http://mariamontessori.com/mm/?p=2272