Fostering an appreciation for nature is a cornerstone of Montessori teachings. The method’s founder, Dr. Maria Montessori, was a strong advocate of integrating nature into the daily learning plan of all students. She believed that “there must be provision for the child to have contact with nature; to understand and appreciate the order, the harmony […]
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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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The language area in the primary Montessori classroom is extensive, and contains a variety of materials. Because of this, it can be difficult to find ways to organize and store everything. What is the complete sequence of Montessori language materials? How much shelving space do you need? Are there storage solutions that will help you […]
Have you decided that you want to start a Montessori school or program? Are you wondering what the next steps might be and the resources you need to begin? Look no further! These sites and suggestions will help you realize your Montessori dream. First Steps to Starting a Montessori School Observing as many different classrooms […]
My sister described her visit to meet a lead teacher and observe a classroom at a local Montessori school in search of a good spot for her daughter: “There were 25 kids in the class. It just seems too much. We want 12 kids max.” As a Montessori trained teacher and parent, I had to take a […]
False fatigue is a defining period within a child’s work cycle. Once your child settles into his work, you will observe him with a sense of happiness & satisfaction absorbed in his work. Then, about 45 minutes into the morning work cycle, you may notice the noise level begin to rise. You begin to notice […]
Choosing a record keeping system to use in the classroom or at home can be daunting. There are many different options, and you need to find one that not only meets your needs but also fits your budget and time constraints. So, of course, I decided to go out and do a bit of research for […]