Thoughts on Montessori teaching, Cosmic Education, and navigating the world of Inspired Learning
Who can say where and when inspiration may strike? More significantly, why does it matter? I believe, as a teacher and guide for children, it may be all that matters.
Inspiring student engagement is easier than you think!
“To stimulate life, leaving it free, however, to unfold itself, that is the first duty of the educator.“
Cosmic Education is a vision intended to serve humanity in harmony. In
Cosmic Education, Montessori saw the possibility of creating not only a
new human being, but also a new world. We need that vision reborn in our
lives, and we need it now.
I received a question from a teacher who had removed the math cards containing answers on the back from her shelves. Why? She said the students were “cheating” and she couldn’t get the students to change their behavior. They had talked about honesty, etc. but the cheating continued. The following is my response to her…which is followed by a brief reflection…