Eager children

We do not want complacent pupils, but eager ones; we seek to sow life in the child rather than theories, to help him in his growth, mental and emotional as well as physical, and for that we must offer grand and lofty ideas to the human mind, which we find ever ready to receive them, demanding more and more.“

Dr. Maria Montessori (1989): To Educate the Human Potential. Oxford: Clio. Page 11.

Why Montessori?

“Montessori teaches critical thinking, innovation and creativity… It is not the rote memorisation, not teaching to a test, and when you get out into the real world, what people talk about is the lack that people have of those critical thinking skills, the creativity and inspiration, that I think Montessori fosters in children.”

Lauren, MMI school parent.

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Inside the world’s best kindergarden

Foto by TezukaArchitects

Apr 23, 2015 /

At Fuji Kindergarten outside Tokyo, kids make the most of a magical environment designed just for them. The roof of their oval-shaped school, designed by Tokyo-based firm Tezuka Architects, is an endless playground, and trees grow right through classrooms.

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