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Born with potential, babies arrive in this world as incomplete beings. They do, however possess an amazing ability to construct themselves, developing into fully formed and functioning individuals. Unlike adults, who have the ability to learn in an immobile state, Dr. Maria Montessori observed that babies and young children learn through purposeful movement, exploration, and discovery. During the first six years of a child’s life, unconscious learning develops into the conscious level. Montessori believed that the first six years of life are crucial to human development.

The role of Montessori teachers and parents is to protect the child while they are engaged in this critical and important task.

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