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What 'work' does a child do in a day?

We get asked this question a lot, especially by new parents, or parents new to Montessori.

Unlike traditional school, there is no 'theme' for the day or week, or something akin to a lesson plan. So it's understandable when you as a parent likes to know "how did my child do today?" In Montessori, you may hear about the 'self-directed child.' The child learns at his or her own pace.

The best way to know what a child has accomplished is to observe!

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