Freedom

By Barbara Isaacs The next three chapters of our Book Club reading all relate to Freedom and what it looks like in a Montessori classroom: Biological Concept of `FreedomFreedom in the School Environment, Didactic Material and TeacherHow to Give a Lesson as Compared with Other Methods When I started reading, I was curious, and wondered: … Continue reading Freedom

Feelings

A Reflection on Section 3, 'Feelings', from The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read By Philippa Perry Barbara Isaacs, June 2021 Perry sees this section in her book, which addresses feelings, as one of the most important; it is also the section which offers some very useful advice on what to do and not … Continue reading Feelings

Imagination and Creativity in the Montessori Setting

By Roxana Haloiu, June 2021 Defining creativity is a never-ending merry-go-round. In the early years, we can’t apply the grand understandings, those of innovating a particular field, producing seminal works of art or composing a symphony that will permeate the soundtrack of our lives. Yet, early childhood, for most people, is remembered as one of … Continue reading Imagination and Creativity in the Montessori Setting