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Ableism permeates Montessori

Ableism permeates Montessori

I write as the mother of an ADHD child and as a Montessori trained teacher who has made many many mistakes in my teaching career. I also live with mental illness, I'm not immune from being ableist and it is...

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Brain Breaks For The Montessori Classroom

Brain Breaks For The Montessori Classroom

Brain breaks are a way of giving the brain a moment of rest or reprieve from focused work.  In this article from Edutopia the author cites numerous research about the benefits of breaks for children based on real life examples. ...

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Twelve and Twenty Memory Aide

Twelve and Twenty Memory Aide

Those of you following along with our ADHD journey or who are fellow caregivers or teachers of children with ADHD know that sometimes people with ADHD have trouble retrieving information or with working memory. Working Memory is  the ability to keep...

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Is this a perfect picture?

Is this a perfect picture?

  Maybe. Maybe not. What it does show is huge growth. Previously Mr 5.5, who has ADHD,  may have stopped after drawing the outline of 1 or 2 insets.  On this day I sat and pulled out an inset and...

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