Celebrating Diwali…

Community, by Cab Yau, November 7, 2018,

In honor of Diwali, we take a look back at the Elementary classes’ celebration last year… An important tenet of Montessori philosophy is the recognition of all of humanity as a part of a global family. The “global citizen” aspect of Montessori values the wide and beautiful tapestry of ethnic and cultural backgrounds, and takes … Continue reading “Celebrating Diwali…”

Observation…

Lower Elementary, by Cab Yau, October 10, 2018,

If you haven’t already come up with your favorite way to answer those questions about what Montessori is and what makes Montessori unique, here’s a great way to answer: observation. Dr. Montessori did not impose a method which happened to work. Rather, her pedagogy arose from her continued observation of children. She noticed which materials … Continue reading “Observation…”