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Montessori Quote of the Day

Quote for 10 November 2020

A teacher must busy herself with finding more and more new names to satisfy the insatiable demands of her young charges. This craving which is manifested in their writing is certainly natural. Between the ages of three and five a child's vocabulary grows spontaneously from three hundred to three thousand or more words.

Maria Montessori, The Discovery of the Child, p. 261