“Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.” –Maria Montessori This quote speaks volumes to what the end goal is in a Montessori education: independent learners who are successful in
Many people hear Montessori and immediately relate the curriculum to the ideas of peace, empathy, and the care of living things. However, I don’t think you can teach Montessori curriculum without at least a piece
7 days. That is how long it took our daughter to learn the art of using the toilet.
Did we use candy? NOPE.
Consistency and Celebrations? YOU BET! We owe the success of her toilet learning to
As a teacher, I have always prided myself on being successful with the “busier” children, the ones who move and wiggle constantly, the ones with stronger impulses than regulation skills, the ones that need the
Regardless of the type of Montessori school, you may attend, assessments will be a part of the curriculum. As a matter of fact, observation is a critical skill and component of a Montessori teacher. Every
Teacher Series: Creating a Dream Environment on a Discount Budget
The Montessori curriculum provides children with an opportunity to learn in a beautiful environment with real materials. However, creating an environment with natural and realistic materials can get quite costly, especially if you buy from