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Hundred Board Puzzle pieces

Hundred Board Puzzle pieces

  I am a big fan of the hundred board and a big fan of open ended maths questions.  This week I have been combining both I gave my students these puzzles pieces and then gave them a number.  I said ...

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A tour of Lisa's Montessori Class in NZ

A tour of Lisa's Montessori Class in NZ

Those of you that have followed me for a while know that I have recently been teaching in 'normal' classrooms. I am delighted to be back in a Montessori Classroom. I am teaching in a shared space. We have 45...

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Advanced Place Value Task Cards

Advanced Place Value Task Cards

Our Montessori equipment is great for teaching place value.  In Montessori we start quite early with 'big' numbers for example it is not uncommon for a 6 year old to be adding two four digit numbers together. However students aren't...

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Key Experience: The Adjective

Key Experience: The Adjective

You will need  - A Black pen, light blue pen and dark blue pen - Small cut up pieces of paper - A prewritten caption that says 'adjective' - Three objects all of a different colour e.g. three different coloured...

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Teaching Rounding in your Montessori Class

Teaching Rounding in your Montessori Class

Teaching rounding is a vital skill for understanding place value. In Montessori we have lots of maths activities that naturally lend themselves to teaching about rounding. You may have been implicitly teaching rounding however it is important that like all...

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Get more use out of your 100 board

Get more use out of your 100 board

   The 100 board is used to help students learn numbers to 100 but did you know you can do a lot more than that with it? The simplicity of this board hides the variety of learning you can do...

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A tour of Elizabeth's 6-9 Montessori Classroom

A tour of Elizabeth's 6-9 Montessori Classroom

What I love about teachers is their creativity. In this tour shares about her classroom which has portable walls and is in a gym. It's great to learn from Montessori Teachers around the world.  To see more classrooms in our...

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Multiples

Multiples

Do your students know their times tables really well? Perhaps it is time to introduce multiples. In this series of lessons we look at introducing multiples to children. Generally this lesson is great for ages 9+. It is also a...

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