Montessori in the Home (videos)

On the Michael Olaf video site mentioned yesterday, there are also links to two videos by a mother using the Montessori philosophy in her approach to home life, helping her young son achieve independence while simultaneously deepening the connections between parent and child. While these videos focus on ideas for younger children, the information can still offer insights to parents …

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Montessori Videos from Michael Olaf

Michael Olaf, a company that has been offering Montessori-based supplies and toys to families for over 25 years, also maintains a very informative non-commercial site (michaelolaf.net) in which they offer parents insights into the planes of development at the heart of Montessori education and suggestions for integrating awareness of development into the family routine. Recently the site began offering free …

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Videos from Michael Olaf

Michael Olaf, a company that has been offering Montessori-based supplies and toys to families for over 25 years, also maintains a very informative non-commercial site (michaelolaf.net) in which they offer parents insights into the planes of development at the heart of Montessori education and suggestions for integrating awareness of development into the family routine. Recently the site began offering free …

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Ken Robinson and Montessori

For those who haven’t seen it, here is the adaptation of Robinson’s presentation on the challenges in contemporary education — the philosophical roots from which the “industrial” model of education has emerged, the pressure to maintain that model despite the radical shifts in society, and the possibility of true reform in education. Robinson has often cited Montessori education as one …

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