The institute of Montessori Education (TIME) hosts two conferences each year- Montessori New Year's conference, beginning of the year and the Montessori Back to School conference beginning of the ACADEMIC year. I was privileged to attend one of the two being held in Texas, this Fall. It was hosted by TIME in collaboration with the … Continue reading Montessori Back to School Conference by TIME in Dallas, TX
Everyone is either suffering from the pumpkin fever already or will be, in a few days. I am a part of a very generous school, that believes in fun and hands-on learning. It has been just 6 weeks into the school year and can you believe it that last week, we had our second field … Continue reading Is the ‘Dallas Arboretum’ on your list, this Fall?
By now you can tell about my fascination with the Montessori Math materials, when you're reading a second post on Math within two days. Up until now, almost all of my posts are triggered by my experiences in the classroom. If you have attended a traditional school as a child, just like me. I'm sure, … Continue reading Exchange Game with the Golden Beads
Did you start learning algebra with (a + b)2and till today, don't really know what it means than just mere memorization. I had always read and heard about the montessori curriculum being connected. Fortunately I got to experience it first hand as I continued to climb the Montessori ladder by teaching in a Primary (3-6 … Continue reading Learning Algebra through the Montessori Magic- Square of a Binomial
Today, we went on a field trip that was supposed to happen about 3 weeks ago. Due to the unpredictable weather in Texas, we had to postpone the plan and finally it happened. Can we complain? Absolutely NOT!! The weather could not have been more perfect than today with a high of 68 degrees. Sun … Continue reading Explore the Texas Discovery Gardens this Spring
Handwork, in the literal sense is the work done with your hands. In Montessori, we talk about hands-on learning and practical life as they provide experiences that enable the child to work to create himself. Practical Life attends to the development of a child’s physical skills, care of the person, care of the environment, and … Continue reading How can handwork benefit your child?
March 22nd is World Water Day, that is observed to highlight the importance of clean fresh water. Our Lower Elementary students began their day by learning about the water cycle through the amazing book, 'The Water Journey', by Eleonore Schmid. They absolutely loved creating their own water cycles with ziplock bags. Water Cycle After this … Continue reading World Water Day
Welcome to MOMtessori Guide! Sharmeen is a wife to a golf obsessed man and a mom to three beautiful children, two boys 11, 8 and a beautiful little girl who is 4 years old and has the whole family wrapped around her finger. She holds a Masters Degree with a concentration in Business Administration from … Continue reading About me and my Montessori Journey