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Teaching Place value (properly)

Teaching Place value (properly)

In Montessori we are incredibly fortunate to have such amazingly thought through hands on maths equipment in particular for teaching place value. From the golden beads through to the golden frame Montessori math equipment helps the child isolate and has...

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Fundamental needs in Elementary Montessori

Fundamental needs in Elementary Montessori

Fundamental needs is one of my favourite topics to teach. The topic is usually presented straight after the Third Great Story It can also tie in well to units on Needs vs Wants or the needs of a particular people...

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Four great noun activities for Montessori classrooms

Four great noun activities for Montessori classrooms

I love teaching Montessori Grammar. I really love the symbols that Maria Montessori gave to the parts of speech. Here are some great Montessori noun activities. Make sure to have a look in your manuals to understand the sequence of...

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Fractions and the Stamp Game

Fractions and the Stamp Game

A lot of time in Montessori we can get hooked up with 'following the manual.' Is this lesson like the one I learned in my training? Am I teaching it correctly? Is it the correct one in terms of scope...

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Clock of Eras

Clock of Eras

 love teaching Montessori History. There is nothing like seeing the children's reactions when you unwind the timeline of history and see the children's faces. While the Great Stories are essential to Montessori there are not always easy to use resources...

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