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PRIMARY ENGLISH Information, projects and resources to support Primary English. PRIMARY MATHEMATICS Information and resources to support Primary Mathematics. PROJECTS AND INITIATIVES Information of local and nationally run projects and initiatives. SECONDARY Information, projects and resources to support Secondary subjects. LPDS NATIONAL CURRICULUM SUPPORT MATERIALS Resources for developing a whole school curriculum.
SHARING GOOD PRACTICE Information about the LPDS Award. Montessori, in her initial work in 1907 in San Lorenzo, observed that the younger children were intensely attracted to sensory development apparatus. The children used these materials spontaneously, independently, repeatedly and with deep concentration. They emerged from this spontaneous activity renewed and with a profound sense of inner satisfaction.
The Montessori learning environment is much different than the traditional model. Instead of information passing from the teacher to the student, the teacher is skilled in putting the child in touch with the environment, and helping him learn to make intelligent choices and to carry out research in a prepared environment. The teacher then protects the student’s concentration from interruption. This fosters a love of lifetime learning in the student.