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Weather Kids

Weather Kids

by E.G.Gutierrez NAME OF ACTIVITY: Weather Kids AREA: Science/Weather MATERIALS: A class notebook, colored pencils. AIMS: Observation skills, communication, data collection. PREPARATION: None PRESENTATION BY THE TEACHER: Presentation: You can explain weather to the children as the way it outside; is it sunny, cloudy, rainy, hot, cold, warm, cool, windy? How does it look or […]

Science for Everyday — Student Assessment Question List

Science for Everyday — Student Assessment Question List

  Student Assessment Question List: from “Science for Everyday; A Montessori Based Science Curriculum” by Erin Galvin Gutierrez Student assessment in the form of questions tends to be an effective tool. Some questions teachers may consider about students follow: Are they grasping the processes involved in the lesson? Are they able to carry out the […]

Science for Everyday — Thermometers

Science for Everyday — Thermometers

By E.G. Gutierrez NAME OF ACTIVITY: Thermometers AREA: Science/Weather MATERIALS: You will need a durable and easy to read thermometer. You may even get a few; a digital thermometer, a traditional mercury” (not really mercury anymore!) thermometer, and a round mountable dial thermometer, water of different temperatures, ice, frozen cold packs. AIMS: Observation skills, data […]

Best Practices in Montessori by Betsy Hoke

Best Practices in Montessori by Betsy Hoke

BEST PRACTICES IN MONTESSORI Montessori Foundation Conference November 2012 by Betsy Hoke Delve into Montessori’s theory to discover how perfectly it fits the needs of children in 2012. Yet, we can go astray when we take shortcuts, respond to parents’ demands, are pressured to meet standards or misinterpret such common Montessori terms as follow the […]

Culture Comes Alive! Reinvigorating Culture and Peace Curriculums with Yoga, Music & Movement

Culture Comes Alive! Reinvigorating Culture and Peace Curriculums with Yoga, Music & Movement

Culture Comes Alive! Reinvigorating Culture and Peace Curriculums with Yoga, Music & Movement Are you a lead teacher looking for new ideas to spice up your culture circles and shelves? Are you intimidated by integrating music & movement into your classroom? Or are you are a music specialist/phys ed. specialist looking for new ways to […]

Montessori School of Rome 1930 Rare Film

Montessori school of Rome(Video) This is a unique video-Archive of 1930, on the work of the Montessori school of Rome. It was originally posted by a Russian author. This is the essence of the commentary . Pay attention to the number of children and their focused work. On the video you can see Maria Montessori […]

The Montessori Philosophy

The Montessori Philosophy

Over the last century, Dr. Maria Montessori’s ideas have had a growing influence on education around the world. However, while individual elements of her program find their way into more classrooms every year, there is a cumulative impact when schools fully implement...
Montessori: Frequently Asked Questions

Montessori: Frequently Asked Questions

Isn’t Montessori elitist? Montessori is an educational philosophy and approach that can be found in all sorts of settings, from the most humble to large, well equipped campuses. In general, Montessori schools consciously strive to create and maintain a diverse student body, welcoming families of every ethnic background and religion, and using scholarships and financial […]