Prerequisites for enjoying this post to the fullest extent include:
1. First- The ability to picture each of our stellar Villa di Maria Directresses and Assistants in all their current child-nuturing, lesson-giving, observation-making glory.
2. Second- The ability to engage in a bit of time travel and imagine each as a miniaturized version of herself.
3. Third- The ability to place these lovely persons within their own classrooms as students, engaged and absorbed and loving all things Montessori.
With this frame of reference, each teacher responded to the following scenario: