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Empowering Your Team To Grow

By Diana Bradley, Executive Director for the Montessori Society AMI (UK) Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better. Maya Angelou Every adult in a Montessori environment has the role of teacher put on them – they are required to know how to support children to follow…

Piaget and Vygotsky

By Joanna ‘All grown-ups were once children… but only few of them remember it’ (Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, 1948) The environment. The deeply supportive, nurturing prepared environment of the Montessori classroom where human and more-than-human hierarchies are flattened, where matter most definitely matters and where a culture of freedoms and respect affords all children the time-space…

“Our House is on Fire”*

If we wish to bring to the children knowledge of the real and material world, nothing can be more significant and accurate than the image of the tree that is human solidarity, rooted in a distant past and extending its branches towards eternity, while we live the infinitesimal second allotted to human life. Maria Montessori,…

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