How many times have you wondered or come across perplexed adults inquiring about the fact that why Montessori focuses on teaching multiplication after addition and not subtraction? I have been asked this question from parents, traditional education teachers and even some montessorians who are either not yet trained or still under training. Before I get … Continue reading Learning Math the Montessori Way
Do you ever break the rules and surprise your children? Yesterday was that kind of day for me as a mom. I am the disciplinarian of the family while my husband is the real trophy dad. He is the buffer and the parent who showers our children with patience and indulgence. While I am responsible for fostering … Continue reading It is ok to Break the Rules sometimes and Slow Down!!
The word 'solstice' comes from the French words sol (sun) and status (to come to a stop). In the Northern Hemisphere, winter solstice traditionally falls on the 21st of December, also known as the shortest day of the year. On this day, the top of the world tilts away from the sun to its maximum … Continue reading 8 is Great to Inspire and Celebrate the Winter Solstice with your Children
The Pink Tower is an iconic sensorial material that belongs to the Montessori Primary classroom curriculum. This is one of the first lessons the young child receives when they move up to the 3-6 year old room. A couple of weeks ago one of my daughter's amazing guides, sent me this picture of her working … Continue reading ‘Power’ of the smallest cube from the Pink Tower