Category: The Absorbent Mind

  • The Constructive Rhythm of Life – The Four Planes of Development

    The Constructive Rhythm of Life – The Four Planes of Development

    “I have found that in their development, the child passes through certain phases, each of which has its own particular needs. The characteristics of each are so different that the passages from one phase to another have been described by certain psychologists as ‘rebirths’.” –Maria Montessori As Dr. Montessori observed children it became obvious to […]

  • Maria Montessori

    Maria Montessori

    As Italy’s first female doctor, Maria Montessori’s work in medicine led to her deep interest in child development.  Over the course of her life, Montessori studied all races and cultures, and through her keen observation skills came to understand that the child under the age of six holds a very special power. Within this young child is […]