Inspired By: Maria Montessori
Joy, feeling one’s own value, being appreciated and loved by others, feeling useful and capable of production are all factors of enormous value for the human soul.
To confer the gift of drawing, we must create an eye that sees, a hand that obeys, a soul that feels; and in this task, the whole life must cooperate. In this sense, life itself is the only preparation for drawing. Once we have lived, the inner spark of vision does the rest.
Development is a series of rebirths.
Maria created a new system of education that transformed how we understand child development. Her focus on disabled and impoverished children set her apart from the average educator at that time. Read more about her here.