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

Posts tagged ‘Maria Montessori’

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Cake or Air? Making Montessori Education Plentiful

Cake or Air? Making Montessori Education Plentiful

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Children urged to put away screens and play outside

Children urged to put away screens and play outside

Another great article about the value of playing outdoors!  We at West Cliffe Montessori cannot get enough of the outdoors – whatever the weather!

Children are being urged to take back their “wild time”, swapping 30 minutes of screen use for outdoor activities.

Take a look at this video for more information on Project Wild Thing

http://vimeo.com/68072823

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Independence: Dressing Appropriate Clothes for Independence in Dressing

Independence: Dressing Appropriate Clothes for Independence in Dressing

Wonderful article for all you parents of twos and threes! Take a look!

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Montessori pupils perform best in primary school tests

Montessori pupils perform best in primary school tests

Children at Montessori primary schools perform better than those at traditional schools, RTL news reports after studying the results of nationwide tests. – See more at: http://www.dutchnews.nl/news/archives/2013/09/montessori_pupils_perform_best.php#sthash.TSGp9qNl.dpuf

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No freedom to play or explore outside for children

No freedom to play or explore outside for children

Today’s children spend a fraction of their free time outdoors – what a pity, says Patrick Barkham

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Truths About Consequences

Truths About Consequences

An interesting article

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What do P. Diddy, Sergey Brin, and Peter Drucker have in common?

What do P. Diddy, Sergey Brin, and Peter Drucker have in common?

What do P. Diddy, Sergey Brin, and Peter Drucker have in common?

When it comes to producing creative business leaders, a Montessori education has proven to be a potent predictor of future success.