But I realize using that term can create confusion.
Messiness, disobedience and quarreling are so common as to be though normal. She needs the adult who knows humility rather than pride; patience instead of anger.
Please try again. For example, the same children who tore plants in the class learned to watch it grow.Montessori invented this game when she was working with children who were partially deaf. Please try again. All rights reserved. We are all aware of adult negative reactions to these behaviors. They have difficulty in coordinating their hands. It is not by reason, nor by threat, nor by begging that she does so. The level of normalization mainly depends on the years of staying with Montessori classroom. The Strong Defects of the strong are capriciousness, tendencies to violence, fits of rage, insubordination and aggression. These are the children who are never still, but their movements are without purpose. It happens in a single moment. A fugue is a running away, a taking refuge, often hiding away as one hides ones real energies behind a mask. So, they learn to control their concentration, and work in a peaceful environment with respect to others.
Montessori believed that these are the truly "normal" characteristics of childhood, which emerge when children's developmental needs are met. They have some control over their impulses. The lazy child or the inhibited child who outwardly appear to do little are constructing a thick inner wall of defense to keep out the external world.