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Help and Salvation

When Dr. Montessori spoke of "following the child", I often wonder if she was talking about following their development or following their example...

In the elementary community of thirty 6-12 year-olds where I spend my days, four boys ages 9 to 11 decided to set a new world record for the longest crochet chain.  They launched daily crocheting sessions while taking turns reading aloud from "The Odyssey".  After a week, they decided to measure their progress.  The strategy they came up with was to…

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