Falk Marketing Materials 21 Wishes - Page 20

“Movement, or physical activity, is thus an essential factor in intellectual growth, which depends upon the impressions received from outside. Through movement we come in contact with external reality, and it is through these contacts that we eventually acquire even abstract ideas.” —Maria Montessori 18 ...to engage in physical activities that become meaningful in their lives. The health and fitness of the body is a major factor in students’ identity, which directly affects their learning. Our wish and responsibility to our students will be to help them develop certain physical skills that could become the foundation for all future physical activity and lifelong fitness.