Big Work in Cosmic Education

Montessori Workshop Big Work in Cosmic Education at SMTC19 March 2022   |   10AM-1PM
Trainer: Peter Erskine
Delivery: Online

Come along to discuss the roles of the adult and the child in the development of an intellectually and socially engaged community of learning.

  • What is the difference between big work and busy work?
  • What is the relationship between the human tendencies and big work?
  • What is the role of storytelling in helping children to understand their relationship with the world and their place within it?
  • What kinds of questions do we need to ask the children?
  • How do we start and encourage conversations in the classroom?
  • How can the Montessori teacher and other adults in the life of the second plane child help them explore rather than simply accumulate and memorise knowledge?