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Posts by Diana Betts

A Letter About Our Future Kindergarteners

The human hand, so delicate and so complicated, not only allows the mind to reveal itself but it enables the whole being to enter into special relationships with its environment.                                                                                                                                                 –Maria Montessori I am often asked, Why Montessori for the kindergarten year?  You chose Westshore Montessori School for your child’s preschool because you wanted…

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Introduction from Peaceful Children, Peaceful World

Following World War I and the Great Depression leading into World War II, Maria Montessori made a dramatic plea for the pursuit of peace. In 1932, 7 years prior to the beginning of World War II and 29 years before the first human being journeyed into space, she addressed a convention at the international Office…

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