Independence; When to be or not to be, that is our question….
Nurturing the child’s natural tendency towards independence is part and parcel of the Montessori experience. To be independent, one must possess a degree of knowledge, skill, desire, and determination (appropriate to the task at hand). The child is absorbing lots of knowledge by age 6, he is acquiring and refining skills, he is born with desire and determination. It appears all systems go, however, the [...]