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Keys of the Universe Elementary Videos

Keys of the Universe Elementary Videos The premise behind offering Keys of the Universe (and later Keys of the World) was and continues to be to offer support to homeschool families and small schools looking to provide a Montessori-based education … Continue reading

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Montessori – Culture Studies

Montessori – Cultural Studies I receive questions from time to time about two subjects in particular: Culture and Peace Education   The fact is that AMI integrates those aspects into the whole experience without creating arbitrary lessons. Peace education:  When a child … Continue reading

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Montessori: Child Refusing Presentations

Montessori: Child Refusing Presentations   Yep. It happens. Children refuse presentations. Some children even get angry about it. And age doesn’t matter. The factors remain the same – there is a mis-match between the invitation and the child. the child … Continue reading

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Keys of the Universe Elementary Art Album is Now Available!

Keys of the Universe Elementary Art Album is Now Available!! Keys of the Universe is now offering an AMI-style Elementary Art album. This album is not included in the AMI training but is written by the owner of Keys of … Continue reading

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Economic Geography Stamp Sets

Economic Geography Stamp Sets The Economic Geography Stamps are now available for pre-order at Garden of Francis. (click here) They will begin shipping out prior to March 1. I am taking pre-orders to see if it is worth purchasing the … Continue reading

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AMI is FREEing

AMI is FREEing (WARNING! This post is blunt. And honest. I just sat down and spent 12 hours reviewing a myriad of albums based on the comments I mention in the next paragraph. I like many aspects of those albums; … Continue reading

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Montessori Environment

Montessori Environment   I really like how the author of this post really gets down to the fundamental of Montessori – providing the rich environment and showing the “why”:  http://www.wholesomelearning.com/montessori-supplies.html Another post of the same author’s – equally balanced: http://www.wholesomelearning.com/montessori-method.html … Continue reading

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Montessori Theory

 Montessori Theory Do NOT underestimate the importance of the Theory albums when looking for album sets that will work for your situation. Without the theory, the content doesn’t really matter. Trying to use Montessori without the theory albums (even if … Continue reading

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What Should be in an Elementary Montessori Environment?

What should be in a Montessori Elementary Environment?    What physical things and areas should be in a Montessori environment, homeschool or otherwise? For many of us homeschoolers, on the internet, we get overwhelmed – or we get bored – … Continue reading

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Wooden Hierarchical Material – Number Cards

Wooden Hierarchical Material – Number Cards   Questions have arisen over the last few years in regards to elementary materials – more and more this is happening as elementary Montessori is extending out into the homeschool world and families are … Continue reading

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