Maria Montessori: the genius behind the method

Photo Credit: http://www.montessoricentenary.org/photos/The Early Years Maria Montessori (1870-1952) was the first female Physician in Italy. After becoming a physician she  worked with disabled children. These children were presumed  “unteachable” and lived in mental asylums with adults diagnosed with psychiatric disorders. Montessori however, noticed that these children did not have a opportunities to explore their surroundings …

Autumn Books featuring Diverse Children

We love reading books around here. Even more than that we love beautiful illustrations. Using our local library systems we have been able to read several books about Autumn featuring diverse children. If you know me, you know I’m serious about representation in literature. It is so important that children see others that look like …