Montessori Services is one of my go-to resources for Montessori materials. You can shop by category, including areas of the classroom, Montessori at Home, sale items, and by age, or by collection, including Made in the USA, books by Montessorians, teacher favorites, and seasonal items such as these Montessori Services spring themed materials. In this […]
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This content provides an overview of Montessori in the classroom including the how to set up a Montessori environment, how to discipline in a Montessori classroom, Montessori lessons, resoures, and basic classroom tenets such as normalization and isolation of quality.
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Maria Montessori felt strongly about the connection between indoor and outdoor classrooms. She wanted the indoor and outdoor classroom to be seamless. Montessori activities lend themselves to the outdoor education environment. This post includes my favorites outdoor quotes for learning. “Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old. ~ Kafka There is […]
This post outlines easy & effective ways to bring mindfulness in the classroom. Mindfulness seems to be a buzzword these days capturing headlines and infiltrating all aspects of life. There are mindfulness apps, mindfulness exercises for families, mindfulness activities for kids, and books galore about the topic. The ubiquitousness of the word itself – […]
There was a year when I failed…I know, I know…it is the thought that counts, but I took the easy path. You know what “they” say about the easy path? It’ll make you week over time. Truth. I will admit that I was pregnant with our third son and completely overwhelmed with “stuff” going on […]
A Montessori early childhood classroom environment is unique in the way teachers assess children. You won’t find testing, quizzes, and grades within a Montessori environment. Most of you reading this article are proud and happy that our children don’t have to face the wrath of these tests but where does that leave us? How can […]
Training Montessori assistants is imperative for a smoothly run classroom. If Montessori teachers were given a magic wand for their classrooms, more often than not they’d use it to implement Montessori to the best of their ability. When asked, teachers usually reveal just how many responsibilities they have that can get in the way of their […]