A discussion about needs of human beings

By |2021-09-06T16:12:32+05:30September 6, 2021|News|

I was with a group of 6 to 9 year olds discussing fundamental needs of human beings. We had a variety of labels with different basic needs written on them - food, clothing, shelter, love, education, transportation, protection and so on.

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A discussion about leaves with elementary children

By |2021-09-06T16:13:29+05:30September 6, 2021|News|

It was a fine, sunny morning and a small group of 6 to 8 year olds and I were out looking at leaves. We had brought a few samples into the classroom that we examined and now we were observing and exploring the leaves of trees and plants outside.

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Answering the Question ‘What’

By |2021-10-06T04:27:27+05:30September 6, 2021|News|

Keeping up with a moving toddler, walking around unsteadily helps us to look at our world with new eyes. The tin filled with lentils hardly noticed except in the flurry of cooking suddenly becomes the treasure which calls forth heart warming coos of wonder and delighted chuckles.

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A Grandfather’s Experience of The Child in the Family

By |2021-09-06T16:18:00+05:30September 6, 2021|News|

I often present Montessori books to young parents, even to grandparents. Rather than me making suggestions, reading Dr. Montessori’s books will create a greater awareness about children and help us realise our unfamiliarity with the needs of children.

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