Maria Montessori: Her Life and Work - Book 4, Part 4 : Chapter 2, Liberty in Education & the Montessori Directress Summary & Analysis

E. M. Standing
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Book 4, Part 4 : Chapter 2, Liberty in Education & the Montessori Directress Summary and Analysis

Freedom and the prepared environment comes up again early on in this next chapter. The type of liberty fostered by the atmosphere is not the freedom to do right or wrong but is in fact the freedom to select from amongst behaviors and activities all of which are right. Hence, wrongdoing is eliminated except for the form of it known as error; the result is that there is no morality involved. This is an incredibly important point.

One of the first and most vital aspects of Montessori education pertains to the sensitivity of children about their work. Correction and encouragement both have to be distributed very carefully. The author explains that little people are so sensitive that in many cases even a phrase of encouragement...

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