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Pollination Unit

Pollination Unit

  I have become a big advocate for listening to the child and hearing what is important in their world. That is the starting point for this unit on pollination. ...

Pollination Unit

  I have become a big advocate for listening to the child and hearing what is important in their world. That is the starting point for this unit on pollination. ...

Building on the Fundamental Need of Shelter

Building on the Fundamental Need of Shelter

Today was cold. Somehow the idea of building huts and doing work on them came about and I ran with it. The hut morphed into a huge blanket fort and...

Building on the Fundamental Need of Shelter

Today was cold. Somehow the idea of building huts and doing work on them came about and I ran with it. The hut morphed into a huge blanket fort and...

How I teach the Fundamental Need of Culture

How I teach the Fundamental Need of Culture

Recently we continued our study of fundamental needs. We introduced a 5th need today - culture. We discussed what culture was, it is a bit of a tricky one as...

How I teach the Fundamental Need of Culture

Recently we continued our study of fundamental needs. We introduced a 5th need today - culture. We discussed what culture was, it is a bit of a tricky one as...

How I Teach the Fundamental Need of Defence in a holistic way

How I Teach the Fundamental Need of Defence in ...

Today in our continuing discussion of Fundamental Needs we looked at Human Rights. I got out the Fundamental Needs Defence cards and showed the Human Rights Cards (we used my...

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How I Teach the Fundamental Need of Defence in ...

Today in our continuing discussion of Fundamental Needs we looked at Human Rights. I got out the Fundamental Needs Defence cards and showed the Human Rights Cards (we used my...

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Skip counting in 2

Skip counting in 2

Skip counting with 2 is a really important skill. I'm sure you can probably recall times you have used it recently. >>scroll down for a freebie to help teach this...

Skip counting in 2

Skip counting with 2 is a really important skill. I'm sure you can probably recall times you have used it recently. >>scroll down for a freebie to help teach this...

Skip counting in five

Skip counting in five

When teaching skip counting traditionally in Montessori students would use bead chains and then move onto the multiplication bead board.  Here is how I take those traditional Montessori ideas and...

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Skip counting in five

When teaching skip counting traditionally in Montessori students would use bead chains and then move onto the multiplication bead board.  Here is how I take those traditional Montessori ideas and...

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