Sometimes we believe that the children are “too small” or “too young” to help us or even to care about themselves. The opposite is the truth. Young children are (more often than not), the best helpers and love looking after their environment, others and themselves. The sooner they start with practicing real-life activities, the faster they master practical life skills.
In the recent past a lot of schools called ‘Free Democratic Schools’ are coming up and there is a lot of interest in these type of schools. But how is the actual daily life experience in such a school?
Have you ever noticed the mixed-age classrooms in a Montessori school and wondered why? The beauty of the Montessori classroom comes through strongly because of the inclusion of multiple ages in one environment.
Can you imagine a school, where the kids are free to do whatever they want with whomever they choose and as long as they want? An education environment where the borders and rules are set up and implemented together by kids and adults in a democratic environment?
Looking for some fun things to do this winter break? Even though the weather is chilly, these activities provide the perfect reason to bundle up and get outside! And many of them provide follow-up to […]
When: February 20, 2018; 19:00 to 20:00 hours
Where: Impact Hub Praha, Drtinova 10, Prague 5, Free Admission
It’s beginning to look a lot like winter – with first frosts and early darkness, bright twinkling lights and seasonal decorations wherever you look. Is it any wonder that we populate the long, cold nights […]
On Sunday, France’s education minister announced that mobile phones will be banned from primary, junior, and middle schools, calling it a matter of “public health.” While phones are already prohibited in classrooms in France, starting […]
The human brain is most active between the ages of 4 and 10 years. Between the ages of 6 and 7, the brain cells are in the phase of intense, dynamic learning. Which means, if given the right kind of training and stimulus, a child can learn skills to calculate faster and improve his problem-solving abilities.