Montessori: The Science Behind the Genius by Angeline Stoll Lillard (pinner stated, "presents research behind eight insights that are foundations of Montessori education, describing how each of these insights is applied in the Montessori classroom")
I walk down the hallway carrying a stack of books. I was taught how to read briefly in school before I was kicked out, but other then that, I taught myself. I found he corner and I bump into someone. The books clatter to the floor.
"Its unfortunate and I really wish I wouldn't have to say this, but I really like human beings who have suffered. They're kinder." ~ Emma Thompson (Me too, Emma.) My son says the same things, and that those who have suffered have more depth of character.