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Key Experience: The Article

Key Experience: The Article

You will need  - A collection of objects some singular some plural e.g. 4 pencils, 3 beads, 5 cups, 6 toy cars, 1 book - small paper pre cut into strips - black pen and light blue pen - A prewritten...

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Key Experience: The Noun

Key Experience: The Noun

  You will need  - A Black pen - Small cut up pieces of paper - A prewritten caption that says 'noun'   Key Experiences are ways of sparking the imagination of the child. They are given to new or...

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A tour of Bree's Homeschool Classroom

A tour of Bree's Homeschool Classroom

Hi! I’m Bree, my husband and I were both homeschooled through grade 12, and are now homeschooling our three kids, ages 6, 4, and nearly 2. I fell in love with Montessori pedagogy after being introduced to it by a...

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Multi Age classrooms in Montessori

Multi Age classrooms in Montessori

Multi age classes have long been a cornerstone of Montessori classrooms.  Montessori classrooms were built around Maria Montessori’s idea of healthy communities. Montessori thought it unnatural to segregate by age pointing out that segregating elderly people because they were old...

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Great Story Two Follow up Materials

Great Story Two Follow up Materials

The Second Great Story has so much that could be presented after it. It is important to think about curriculum coverage. If you are really interested in dinosaurs you might be naturally inclined to push the study of dinosaurs or...

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Teaching about Fossils

Teaching about Fossils

Fossils are a favourite topic of students. For younger students in particular the connection to dinosaurs is a big attraction. Giving the opportunity for students to study fossils works well after the Second Great Story.  By studying fossils children gain...

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