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Teaching Equivalent Fractions with Montessori

Teaching Equivalent Fractions with Montessori

Equivalent Fractions are a complex topic that can be taught really well with the Montessori fraction equipment. Prior to presenting this concept students will need to Be confident with their times tables Have worked with adding fractions for example know...

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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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Teaching maths strategies in a Montessori 6-12 class

Teaching maths strategies in a Montessori 6-12 class

I know many Montessorians who love the Montessori maths materials. In particular how they make abstract concepts real. Take for example the fraction circles that allow the child to touch and experiment with different amounts to find out equivalents and...

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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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What is Cosmic Education?

What is Cosmic Education?

Is Cosmic Education a bit weird? What does it have to do with Montessori education?  Cosmic education is  the centre of Montessori 6-12 education. A really simple definition of it would be an approach to education that helps students grow...

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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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