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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...

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...

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...

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...

Cooking for a purpose with early Teenagers

Cooking for a purpose with early Teenagers

As many of you know I am currently teaching in a non montessori class although I am at a different school to last year. This year I am teaching the last years of...

Cooking for a purpose with early Teenagers

As many of you know I am currently teaching in a non montessori class although I am at a different school to last year. This year I am teaching the last years of...

Colour coding in Montessori Elementary

Colour coding in Montessori Elementary

We love colours in Montessori. In Montessori 6-12 classrooms, we have a couple of ways we sort things. We try and sort shelves from left to right with the easier activities on the...

Colour coding in Montessori Elementary

We love colours in Montessori. In Montessori 6-12 classrooms, we have a couple of ways we sort things. We try and sort shelves from left to right with the easier activities on the...

What does discipline look like in Montessori?

What does discipline look like in Montessori?

     This article is written based on the knowledge of the 6-12 year old child Imagine this situation:  'The teacher took a checkerboard lesson where the children were learning...

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What does discipline look like in Montessori?

     This article is written based on the knowledge of the 6-12 year old child Imagine this situation:  'The teacher took a checkerboard lesson where the children were learning...

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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...

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...