How to begin a project and survive the process!

Irene González Collado, infant teacher, educational diagnostician and blogger offers us some advice on how to begin Project Based Learning (PBL) with infants in class.

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Working with projects seems to be all the rage. Although it isn’t anything new that our forbearers haven’t already presented to us, we’ve have tried to improve on it. For example, Maria Montessori (1870-1952), favoured an educational methodology characterised by placing emphasis on child-centred learning and observation on    the part of the teacher. The intention of the observation was to adapt the learning environment to the child’s level of development. The principle purpose of this method was to tap into the potential of each child.

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