using a calculator to practice economic independence

Achieving Economic Independence

Adolescents exist between two worlds: they are no longer children but they aren’t yet adults. On this bridge to adulthood, adolescents need opportunities to develop real, meaningful, adult-level skills. They

Read More »
Adolescent students posing for a picture

Adolescent: Key Characteristics

The Emotive Adolescent Mind Social development is guided by an “emotive” mind, a combination of inabilities, or purely abstract propositions. This quality of thought may be the reason why an

Read More »
elementary students from a montessori school in winston-salem

The Passage to the Elementary

In chapter 2 titled “Metamorphoses” of her book From Childhood to Adolescence, Dr. Montessori explores the elementary child’s “turning towards intellectual and moral” development: “The passage to the second level

Read More »