I’m often asked, “What is scaffolding in Montessori?" Scaffolding put simply is building one skill on the next. When I first entered a Montessori classroom, I saw the beautiful materials laid out on open shelves in a clear order. Once the children master a skill, they move onto the next, each building on the next. Some steps they’ll move through quickly, others might take some time and repetition to master. They move through them at their own pace and can ask help from another child or the … [Read more...] about What is scaffolding in Montessori?