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Essential Grace and Courtesy Your Child Needs

Essential Grace and Courtesy Your Child Needs

There is no uniform list despite what many Montessorians may tell you.  It is common to find Montessori articles and teaching that show Grace and Courtesy as being monolithic and centered around traditional western ideals. One such article is Mary Lou Cobb's where...

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Pollination Unit

Pollination Unit

  I have become a big advocate for listening to the child and hearing what is important in their world. That is the starting point for this unit on pollination.  My son, who is very empathetic towards living things, had...

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How I teach the Fundamental Need of Culture

How I teach the Fundamental Need of Culture

Recently we continued our study of fundamental needs. We introduced a 5th need today - culture. We discussed what culture was, it is a bit of a tricky one as it is a little more abstract. We used the culture...

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