One spring day, a young boy from the Montessori adolescent class came to give me a note that had been stapled shut and was marked 'For your eyes only'. I thanked the boy, who told me his teacher was expecting a reply. I opened the note and was surprised by the message:

NAMC movement in montessori classroom note boys need to move
I remember thinking, "Here is a teacher who really understands boys." Justin was having a hard time concentrating and keeping still that day. Rather than punish him or try to make him sit and work, the teacher gave Justin the opportunity to move, get a change of scenery, and come back settled and ready to work.

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