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Great Story One Follow Up Materials

Great Story One Follow Up Materials

After the first great story there are a variety of activities and resource you may want to do or present   Laws of the Universe. These are a series of experiments that show elements of the creation story. Some people...

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The Montessori Great Stories

The Montessori Great Stories

The Montessori Great Stories each have a different main theme that help start discussion, learning and create connection with the community the child lives in. They are a centre point of Cosmic Education in Montessori 6-12.  They help children answer spiritual questions like...

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What is Cosmic Education?

What is Cosmic Education?

Is Cosmic Education a bit weird? What does it have to do with Montessori education?  Cosmic education is  the centre of Montessori 6-12 education. A really simple definition of it would be an approach to education that helps students grow...

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Montessori Pythagoras Board

Montessori Pythagoras Board

The Montessori Pythagoras Board is a tool used in Elementary classes for students learning their multiplication facts or times tables. In Montessori students learn through a hands on approach. Students first touch materials and manipulate numbers and then are led...

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What makes a good montessori lesson?

What makes a good montessori lesson?

What makes a good montessori lesson? Many of you are probably familiar with the term ‘three period lesson.’ The three period lesson is a way of introducing vocabulary and ensuring a child understands. It is especially useful in the 3-6...

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Cooking for a purpose with early Teenagers

Cooking for a purpose with early Teenagers

As many of you know I am currently teaching in a non montessori class although I am at a different school to last year. This year I am teaching the last years of what is called primary school here in New Zealand, children...

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Colour coding in Montessori Elementary

Colour coding in Montessori Elementary

We love colours in Montessori. In Montessori 6-12 classrooms, we have a couple of ways we sort things. We try and sort shelves from left to right with the easier activities on the left. This helps the child see the progression of where...

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