Dr. Maria Montessori is the founder of the Montessori theory the we here at Healthy Beginnings Montessori House hold so dear. If you do not know about this remarkable women here is a link that can give you a glimpse into her life and accomplishments. http://www.montessoriservices.com/ideas-insights/maria-montessori-what-you-may-not-know
One of the key concepts of the Montessori philosophy is creating an environment that gives ample opportunities that promote autonomy. Here is a great article, (originally shared by our Pear Class), about how one family accomplishes this undertaking, http://www.chicagotribune.com/lifestyles/sc-raising-self-sufficient-kids-family-0131-20170127-story.html.
“When Maria Montessori developed a new teaching method for society’s “lost” children in the early 1900s, she had no idea it would become one of the go-to ways rich white parents educate their toddlers. But now, public urban Montessori schools are catching on in a big way and challenging some deeply held beliefs about how urban kids should be educated.”
Children are the future of America, but they are also the future of your family, and where it starts is in their education. This article will give you a better understanding of the “personalized education” your children receive from a Montessori school and why investing in them matters.