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    • Persistence in the Third Plane

      For learners in the Third Plane, the frequency, intensity and cause of frustration can be almost impossible to predict. Think about what you know about learners in the Third Plane: they are flooded by change in almost all aspects of their lives.

    • Loneliness in the Third Plane

      Especially in the third plane of development, that critical window between 12 and 18, our children need us to pay attention, to make eye contact, to love them on the days when they are certain they are unlovable and to continue, just as we did when they were preschoolers, to see in them the people they have the capacity to become. Montessori learners in the Third Plane have the supportive and responsive facilitation of adults who know how to follow their lead, who can help to direct this age's keen attention to issues of social justice into actionable tasks. Your child needs both agency and community: Learners in the third plane need both to feel like they are an integrated part of a group and to feel recognized as unique individuals.

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      While the intrinsic drive to socialize and the supports needed to regulate that drive were prominent in earlier planes of development, this motivation takes priority in the Third Plane, when learners are transitioning from their reliance on environments prepared for them by adults to ownership on the design of those environments themselves. Understanding the internal chaos that comes in the Third Plane, we seek to balance it with external calm, especially on the days when that internal chaos is flooding out in every direction.

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      A three time graduate of Peabody College, Professor McTamaney has been at Vanderbilt for most of the last twenty five years.

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      I'M SO GLAD YOU'RE HERE. I've been a Montessori teacher, teacher educator and mom for most of the last twenty-five years. This space is designed to support parents and teachers, translating Montessori practices for the home, the classroom, and the community. ​ ​ Please feel free to share these posts with attribution to Catherine McTamaney. "Mankind can hope for a solution to its problems, among which the most urgent are those of peace and unity, only by turning its attention and energies to the discovery of the child and to the development of the great potentialities of the human personality in the course of its formation." ​ MARIA MONTESSORI NOT SURE WHERE TO START? Whether you're a parent considering a Montessori path for your child or a freshly-minted guide stepping into the classroom, here are a few places I might suggest as a point of departure: Common misconceptions MONTESSORI 101 “An education capable of saving humanity is no small undertaking; it involves the spiritual development of man, the enhancement of his value as an individual, and the preparation of young people to understand the times in which they live.” ​ MARIA MONTESSORI WHY MONTESSORI DAOSHI? In the tradition of Taoism, the Daoshi serves as a facilitator of other people's thinking, rather than what would be considered the role of a traditional priest. I hope this blog, too, clears the path for your own learning as parents, guides, and guardians of the children in your lives. ​ ​ HAVE A QUESTION? Thanks! Message sent. Send

    • About the Blog | montessoridaoshi

      I'M SO GLAD YOU'RE HERE. I've been a Montessori teacher, teacher educator and mom for most of the last twenty-five years. This space is designed to support parents and teachers, translating Montessori practices for the home, the classroom, and the community. ​ ​ Please feel free to share these posts with attribution to Catherine McTamaney. "Mankind can hope for a solution to its problems, among which the most urgent are those of peace and unity, only by turning its attention and energies to the discovery of the child and to the development of the great potentialities of the human personality in the course of its formation." ​ MARIA MONTESSORI NOT SURE WHERE TO START? Whether you're a parent considering a Montessori path for your child or a freshly-minted guide stepping into the classroom, here are a few places I might suggest as a point of departure: Common misconceptions MONTESSORI 101 “An education capable of saving humanity is no small undertaking; it involves the spiritual development of man, the enhancement of his value as an individual, and the preparation of young people to understand the times in which they live.” ​ MARIA MONTESSORI WHY MONTESSORI DAOSHI? In the tradition of Taoism, the Daoshi serves as a facilitator of other people's thinking, rather than what would be considered the role of a traditional priest. I hope this blog, too, clears the path for your own learning as parents, guides, and guardians of the children in your lives. ​ ​ HAVE A QUESTION? Thanks! Message sent. Send

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