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Content V/s Confidence

The Eternal Tug O’ War Between The Traditional And Montessori School

Children arrive into this wide world with no apparent information at their hands. They receive information through their senses in the environment that they belong to and this information comes through cumulative observation and the language spoke...

Early Childhood

Prior to the child’s formative years; the first three years after his birth are crucial as he explores and understands the physical activities around him like crawling, walking, speaking, digestion, excretion, interaction and building up on social...

The next three years turn immensely crucial as the child streamlines the collected data into right compartments in his brain. He uses his senses to correlate and consolidate the collected data and this is the point in time that as adults in his im...

In India, we see that a child is sent to an institution away from home during the second stage (3 to 6 years) which is termed as ‘preschool’. At preschool, he is expected to learn to categorize the collected data. The parents seem to be working on...

Importance Of Freedom For A Child’S Learning

On a broader perspective, if we need to see the child bloom into a better human who is independent and can aide himself/herself on the longer run, we need to ensure the freedom for the child to do so is also met. Instead, we ensure that he is prot...

Cultural Differences Between A Traditional And Montessori Environment

The Play Home environment does provide a lot of content and information, but it is all driven by the adult in the premises and not by the child. The child becomes a ‘follower’ and not a ‘doer’ in such a set up. He needs instructions to do somethin...

The Play Home environment encourages the teacher to condition the child in preparation for display. He would know the spelling of 10 - 20 words perfectly, would be able to write it in a neat handwriting and also know the meaning and all required i...

What Do You Want For Your Child?

Both methods impart education but the approach is culturally different, right from the setting of the class room to the environment, the display of materials to the training of the teachers to adults in the environment and from group attention to ...

It is the responsibility of parents and adults working with children who need to evaluate what is it that they want for their child; a Play Home method where Content is of prime importance with display in relation to fear or a Montessori Method wh...

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Learning - Language Skills | 0-18y

Content V/s Confidence

Pruthvi BanwasiPruthvi Banwasi
The eternal tug o’ war between the Traditional and Montessori school