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March 2014 | Volume 56 | Number 3
What If They Don't Show?
At first glance, the tower of pink wooden blocks looks uncomplicated, like any other child's toy. But these blocks aren't just meant for stacking. Eventually, they will be used to learn about depth perception, cubing, and even the decimal system.
The "Pink Tower," as it's called in Montessori schools, is part of a meticulously orchestrated program of materials, curriculum, classroom setup, and freedom of choice that is dedicated almost exclusively to hands-on learning.
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