In recent years we have witnessed a significant interest in Montessori education and the expansion of the Montessori provision both by individuals aspiring to set up their own nurseries, and also from nursery chains wishing to extend their portfolios of provision. At the same time, it has been increasingly difficult to find experienced and/or newly … Continue reading Reflections on the Challenges of Managing Settings Today
Month: May 2022
What Do We Understand by Normalisation?
Whilst Montessori declares normalisation to be one of the key goals of her pedagogy, many of us either avoid the use of the term because of its negative connotations, or use it as a tool for covert behaviour and learning assessment of the child’s progress in our settings. Neither one of these approaches seems comfortable … Continue reading What Do We Understand by Normalisation?