Category Archives: Adolescence

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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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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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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Getting Started with Elementary Montessori Homeschooling

Getting Started with Elementary Montessori Homeschooling Useful tips for starting a new classroom or transitioning in new-to-Montessori children as well. Over the years, there have been numerous blog posts and other articles helping parents get started with Montessori homeschooling; most … Continue reading

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Periodic Table of Elements

Periodic Table of Elements A question often asked by parents of older elementary students, but more frequently of late by parents of lower elementary, is, “When do we introduce the Periodic Table of Elements? Why is not showing up anywhere … Continue reading

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8 Principles of Montessori Education

8 Principles of Montessori Education To highlight the different approaches to the first and second planes of development, let’s take a look at teach of the 8 Principles of Montessori Education as outlined in Montessori: The Science Behind the Genius.   … Continue reading

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Adolescent Montessori: Montessori Beyond Elementary

 Adolescent Montessori: Montessori Beyond Elementary Keys of the Universe is building onto the adolescent portion of the Keys of the Universe Discussion Community (private link). The glitches with the weekly reading announcement have been overcome (sort of – they’re just going … Continue reading

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Montessori and Common Core Alignment

Montessori and Common Core Alignment Common Core is the buzzword of late. This site does not intend to get into the positives or negatives of these standards. Simply to share some information for the Montessori homeschooling community. This article is … Continue reading

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