Radiant Way Montessori School

  1. BulletHelp me, to help myself.

  2. BulletThe most sensitive, most delicate of instruments: the mind of the little child.

  3. BulletOur aim is not merely to make children understand, and still less to force them to memorize, but so to touch their imaginations as to enhance them to their innermost core.

  4. BulletOne test of the correctness of education procedure is the happiness of the child.

  5. BulletThe greatest sign of success for a teacher…is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I do not exist."

  6. BulletNever help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.

  7. BulletFree the child’s potential, and you will transform him into the world.

  8. BulletIf help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.

  9. BulletEstablishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.

  10. BulletWe especially need imagination in science. It is not all mathematics, nor all logic, but it is somewhat beauty and poetry.

  11. BulletThe task of the educator lies in seeing that the child does not confound good with immobility and evil with activity.

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