The prepared environment is Maria Montessori’s concept that the environment can be designed to facilitate maximum independent learning and exploration by the child. Learn more . . .
Each material in a Montessori classroom isolates one quality. In this way, the concept that the child is to discover is isolated. Materials isolate different concepts: color tablets for color, geometry materials for form, and so on. Learn more . . .
Maria Montessori used the terms "normal" and "normalization" to describe a unique process she observed in child development. Learn more . . .
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