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Teaching Improper Fractions

Teaching Improper Fractions

Improper or Vulgar Fractions are a great activity for 8 year olds plus to work with.  Students need to have a good understanding of most of their timetables and to have worked a lot with fraction materials. I use the...

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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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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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Living Things A montessori inspired unit

Those of you that have been following me recently will know that I have been teaching in a ‘normal classroom.’ The schoolwide focus for this term is ‘care.’ We had a vote and the children aged 9-11 decided they would...

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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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