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Montessori Quote of the Day

Quote for 23 February 2021

Summing up, we may say that the two mechanical factors of writing are resolved into two independent exercises, that is, drawing, which gives the hand the ability to handle the writing instrument, and touch the letters of the alphabet, which serves to establish a motor memory along with a visual memory of the letters.

Maria Montessori, The Discovery of the Child, p. 209