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Three Period Lesson – Vocabulary

Three Period Lesson – Vocabulary

Helping Children With Differences Learn To Read In A Montessori Classroom

Helping Children With Differences Learn To Read In A Montessori Classroom

Montessori Early Childhood Language: Life-Long Literacy

Montessori Early Childhood Language: Life-Long Literacy

The development of language in early-childhood classrooms is an umbrella for the entire Montessori curriculum. Often teachers and parents consider activities on the shelves of the Language area as the heart of actual language learning. Certainly these activities provide powerful opportunities, but language learning occurs most profoundly in the moment-to-moment life of interactions within the […]

Katya Learns To Read

Katya Learns To Read

Katya was the youngest of the three sisters. She was about to become seven years old that coming Christmas time. Her birthday was December 26. She was a Christmas present that came a day late, her father used to say. Katya had a pretty face and delicate hands but was crippled with bones that grew […]

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The Power of Storytelling Part 1

The Power of Storytelling Part 1

The Power of Storytelling Part 2

The Power of Storytelling Part 2

Weaving the Tapestry

Weaving the Tapestry

from Tomorrow’s Child Magazine – May, 2021 | by The Montessori Foundation A Perspective on Integration in the Elementary Curriculum Montessori guides everywhere are trying their best to continue to offer a rich and dynamic curriculum within each of their schools and classroom communities during this very challenging school year. Let’s honor their best efforts, […]

Developing Letter-Sound Knowledge: Montessori Sandpaper Letters

Developing Letter-Sound Knowledge: Montessori Sandpaper Letters

5 Little Ways Read-Aloud Time Can Improve Spelling Skills

Surprisingly, doing these simple things during story time can make a big difference (Ages 4-10). our children probably have a few books that they ask you to read to them over and over again. While re-reading books provides opportunities to help your young reader develop important reading comprehension skills, it can also sneakily improve your […]

Parenting Toward Emotionally Healthy Families

Parenting Toward Emotionally Healthy Families

Parenting Toward Emotionally Healthy Families

Reading Alive!

When you embody the story, when you can feel excited and curious and delighted, the child cannot help but be brought in, too! All you need is a little bravery and a good helping of enthusiasm. Join Caitlin Roper for some wonderful,important tips for great story telling.

Writing with the Mind: Handwriting in the Montessori Early Childhood Classroom

Writing with the Mind: Handwriting in the Montessori Early Childhood Classroom

n Dr. Montessori’s writings, she speaks of an “explosion” into writing. The children spontaneously discovered that they knew how to write and started writing every word, everywhere. She insisted, however, that she never taught them how to write; she just prepared them to write, indirectly. In many Montessori classrooms, you’ll find all kinds of handwriting […]