It’s the first week of summer. The days are longer and children more curious. How do you capitalize on both? It’s easier than you think, even if you are away from home!
Observation [ob-zur-vey-shuh n] noun. The act, the practice of noticing. “Even when helping and serving the children, she (the teacher) must not cease to observe them, because the birth of concentration in a child is as delicate a phenomenon as
“If teaching is to be effective with young children, it must assist them to advance on the way to independence.” Maria Montessori, The Discovery of the Child. “You have to see it to believe it,” is one way to describe
Whether it’s your oldest child’s first day of school or you are a family with a sixth-year elementary student, the start of school is an annual transition to which Mountain Shadows teachers offer the following program appropriate tips. While
There are so many layers to Montessori. No where is this more apparent than in the simplicity and elegance of the trinomial cube. While the primary aim may seem rather obvious, to build a little puzzle in a box, the
Montessori education is as individual as the child. This includes timing of lessons taught; work done, and even classroom transitions.