One of the most challenging factors of being a parent or even an educator for that matter, is the issue of managing behaviour. As adults, when confronted with what we consider bad behaviour we get frustrated, confused and very annoyed. The proverbial answer is usually to get out the good old stick, cane or belt … More How to manage behaviour
Today I want to look briefly at the issue of discipline. We will explore how to discipline a child without breaking the spirit of the child. In the 21st century the child is no longer supposed to be seen and not heard. Sometimes hearing them helps us know what next to do and what not … More How to Discipline a Child.
There was a hot discussion about Montessori last week and it made me reflect on why I am so sold out on this method of education, yet some of us are bent on passing it off as an old garment that has outlived its benefits. I considered the points raised about Montessori being expensive, not … More Montessori: Let’s keep it simple