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Ep 14 Unlocking the Intelligence (Sensorial Lessons) Vh 10, 1946 London Lectures

In this chapter, Montessori describes the first Sensorial materials, including the Knobbed Cylinders, Long Rods, Brown Prisms, and Pink Cubes. She give instructions on how to present them- which may be the only place she describes this in such detail! I love this chapter, and after these lectures were published, a LOT of teacher training … Continue reading Ep 14 Unlocking the Intelligence (Sensorial Lessons) Vh 10, 1946 London Lectures

Ep 10 The House of Children Pt 2

In this episode, we finish The House of Children, from Montessori’s 1944 lectures in India. Montessori describes in detail ideal outdoor school environments.

Ep. 7 The Periods of Growth

This reading is from The Absorbent Mind, Ch 3. Montessori describes the planes of development and the importance of language and movement.

Ep. 6 Education and Peace

Montessori’s birthday is August 31! Happy Birthday, Dr. Montessori! Chapter 3 from Education and Peace seems a fitting read for our time and place.