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
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
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?