Montessori is a method of education developed at the beginning of the 20th century by Maria Montessori. It has been adopted by public schools, private schools, and homeschools.
The Montessori method is used in early childhood education and focuses on the principle that children should have the freedom to learn and develop on their own, in an understanding and caring environment that is stimulating.
I believe that children are not a burden for parents. They are our future so we must teach them to be independent and help them learn to do their homework.
In traditional families, parents are often seen as authority figures. They are responsible for making decisions and enforcing rules. Homeschooling parents have no obligation to manage the rest of society, so they have a responsibility to raise their children with diligence, raise them with compassion and strong values. Founded by Deborah Montessori, the fundamentals promoted through her teaching. Philosophies like independence, self-sufficiency, emotional resilience, and peace are the most important things in raising a child.
In a traditional family setting where these principles do not apply, but someone else could be the child’s role model, they may very well neglect certain qualities that are essential to their mental stability and well-being. While there is some merit in this other person teaching skills like advanced math without getting an attached financial gain like a parent would, it might be lonely to lack parental priorities like bedtime or taking care of themselves. because they are not used to housework.
It is characterized by:
- Teach tasks of daily life, without being hostile because that way you will only learn to discuss with others
- Criticism is prohibited since it generates negative feelings about what is being managed
- The guide or facilitator prepares a safe and positive environment to function, forming a relationship of trust and respect, generating self-confidence and willingness to try new situations.
- Over time you will be able to observe that children choose independent activities, changing from one task to another, trying to finish each one of them