Year: 2024

Let’s Talk About Cursive

Let’s Talk About Cursive

Q: If a child comes to my classroom only knowing print, do you recommend switching to cursive entirely?  A: Maybe? Probably? As always, it’s going to depend on the child. How old is he? A young six-year-old or a 10-year-old? Is his writing gigantic, poorly formed, and slow? Or is it neat, legible, and fast?…

Fourth Great Lesson: The Story of Writing | Complete Script

Fourth Great Lesson: The Story of Writing | Complete Script

The Fourth Great Lesson in Montessori education narrates humanity’s transition from oral to written communication through three vignettes. From the first cave paintings to cuneiform. This foundational story connects with children, aiding them in understanding language’s evolution and its role in human progress, setting the stage for subsequent lessons in the Montessori Elementary curriculum.