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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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A Scope and Sequence is not the Law

A Scope and Sequence is not the Law

If you are just starting out in Montessori, you may be jostling to find some documents to help you work out the epic curriculum.  There are many scope and sequences available that walk you through the progression of lessons and...

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What do children get out of play and work?

What do children get out of play and work?

 How come children repeat a play sequence over and over? Why do children repeatedly build a similar tower over and over? Why does a child repeatedly read a book on the same topic?   The importance of work and play...

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Three Quick Kitchen Science Ideas

Three Quick Kitchen Science Ideas

These three science activities are perfect for home science studies. When I did them with Mr 5 we used them as a focus for increasing vocabulary.  With another child I am tutoring aged 8 I use the three question model...

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Top Tips To Get Through Impromptu Homeschooling

Top Tips To Get Through Impromptu Homeschooling

I've drawn together some of the wisdom of the Montessori Homeschooling Community and asked them for their top tips to get through schooling at home at this time. We are all in this together and as these experienced homeschoolers would...

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