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…Continued from Monday, September 18th…   Although her methods were criticized for being too detached, rigorous, and even harsh for children, they did seem to facilitate a more genuine, natural experience. She was often heard saying, “I studied my children, […]

September marks the beginning of the school year. And even if we have not attended classes in ages, we are still affected through our children and grand kids, as well as our own memories. ***   Dr. Maria Montessori was […]

September marks the beginning of the school year. And even if we have not attended classes in ages, we are still affected through our children and grand kids, as well as our own memories.  *** Who doesn’t send off children […]

September marks the beginning of the school year. And even if we have not attended classes in ages, we are still affected through our children and grand kids, as well as our own memories. *** I went to Superior Elementary […]

On the surface of the world right now there is war and violence and things seem dark. But calmly and quietly, at the same time, something else is happening underground An inner revolution is taking place and certain individuals are […]

Betsy DeVos < be ashamed! Be VERY ashamed! Dr. Maria Montessori was born in the provincial town of Ancona, Italy in 1870, the same year that it became a unified, free nation. The energy of that confluence permeated her personality, […]

As Gladys, who returned to college while in her 50s, proves, maturing age can be a time to reevaluate and change courses. By Yolanda Reid Chassiakos, M.D. “Fish out of water,” Gladys said with pride as she took a seat […]

Though summer is the season of long, light, hot days, each day actually gets shorter, losing about two minutes of sunlight every 24 hours. Light is not lost lightly. Light equals life for most living things. The grim prospects of […]

Olya Melen, Ukraine Environmental attorney Olya Melen is a firebrand attorney who used legal channels to halt construction of a massive canal that would have cut through the heart of the Danube Delta, one of the world’s most valuable wetlands, […]

Amrita Devi, India Founder of the Shipko Movement in defense against deforestation Amrita Devi organized a large group of peasants from 84 villages in Rajasthan in an effort to protect the forests from being felled on the orders of the […]