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Should Cursive Writing Be Taught in the ...

Cursive writing has seen something of a slow demise in recent years. As an educator, and someone who appreciates beautiful penmanship, this trend is alarming. Consider the fact that our nation’s most important documents, including the Declaration of Independence, are handwritten, in cursive. Furthermore, the ability to write was considered a sign of wealth and […]

Creativity in the Montessori Classroom

“We especially need imagination in science. It’s not all mathematics, nor all logic, but it is somewhat beauty and poetry.” -Maria Montessori There are so many myths and misinterpretations about Montessori education. I spend a lot of my time trying to debunk the mystery and misconceptions that surrounds this strong, child-centered, developmentally appropriate form of […]