Category Archives for Montessori philosophy

Montessori is not only for rich people!

Montessori is not only for the rich!If I had a penny for every time I was told that, I would be rich!In the past, Montessori was limited to a style of education, to private school and expensive trainings.

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The Montessori Iceberg metaphor

The Iceberg Metaphor applied to Montessori!⁠⁠What we show or see about Montessori: the Montessori inspired toys, the Montessori materials, the shelves, the floor bed, the 3 parts cards, the activities

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What makes an activity Montessori?

What makes an activity Montessori?⁠⁠What is the difference between a Montessori activity and any other children's activity?⁠⁠When you respect the Montessori principles, you choose activities-

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Montessori theory: What are the sensitive periods?

There are many specific terms in the Montessori education. I wrote in a previous blog post about the Absorbent mind.In today's blog post, I will explore the Sensitive periods, one of those terms used by

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10 Montessori Principles for parents

How Montessori is relevant to parents?⁠⠀⁠⠀Montessori was first a "method of education". Although Maria Montessori didn't want to call her observations a method per se. For her, she had only uncovered

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Characteristics of a Montessori home vs a classroom

Maria Montessori made her classroom look and feel like a home.When you apply Montessori at home, you don't have to recreate a classroom so what are the characteristics of a Montessori home versus a Montessori

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Montessori alternatives to praise

Do you say "good boy", "well done" or "good job" to your children? Do you remember your parents and teachers praising you? Is there a Montessori way to praise? In this blog post, we will talk about the

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Montessori theory: 4 planes of development explained!

Maria Montessori described that a child goes through 4 distinguish stages of development and that he has not finished to grow until he is 24 year old!It's fascinating to observe my own children growing

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Montessori vs Waldorf – a comparison

The difference between Waldorf and MontessoriWhat is the difference between Waldorf, also often called Steiner approach, and Montessori methodology?I am going to help you take a look at the two a bit closer

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