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The Goals of a Montessori Teacher

From “Tomorrow’s Child”:

“Montessori Guides Have Five Basic Goals:

To awaken the child’s spirit and imagination;

To encourage his normal desire for independence and high sense of self-esteem;

To help him develop the kindness, courtesy, and self-discipline that will allow him to become a full member of society;

To help children learn how to observe, question, and explore ideas independently;

And, having created a spirit of joyful learning, to help the child to master the skills and knowledge of their society.”

 

“Tomorrow’s Child,” Volume 8, Number 5, 2000.  Pg. 17.