The Great River
Today we re-told the sixth Montessori Great Story - 'The Great River' - on our Zoom call. The Great River is a metaphor for the bloodstream or circulatory system and is an introduction to human physiology. I have not told any of the Great Stories remotely before and felt nervous about doing so. If anything, though, it seemed that the children concentrated harder to listen and to use their imaginations in the stillness of their own personal spaces. They came prepared with '