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Taking Montessori Out of the Classroom

Taking Montessori Out of the Classroom

| January 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

A Montessori education encompasses the mind, spirit, heart and body.  In the Montessori classroom, each member contributes to the smooth functioning of the classroom according to their age and abilities, much the same as in a family. Independence is nurtured by giving each member the tools and resources to do things for themselves and not […]

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2/3/14 — Flip Flop Over the Top

2/3/14 — Flip Flop Over the Top

| February 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

As a general Montessori principle, we teachers in the toddler room encourage the children to accomplish their tasks independently.  For example, most of them can clear their own mealtime dishes from the table, retrieve a clean diaper from their cubby, and put away their sheet and blanket after nap time.  Several of them can also […]

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