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The Role of the Montessori Teacher

The Montessori teacher’s role; How is it so different from any other teachers? It is sometimes easy to start by explaining what a teacher from Montessori isn’t. A Montessori teacher is more like a gentle guide than the traditional idea of a teacher. You do not see it as your job to provide information to…

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Freedom within Limits: Montessori in Reality

The Freedom within Limits The phrase “follow the child” is frequently heard in Montessori. This means that we monitor each child’s growth, interests, needs, and abilities. In many ways, we follow the child, but we are ultimately their guide, not the other way around. Rather than giving young children complete freedom, we limit their freedom.…

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10 Ideas for Creating a Montessori Environment at Home for Your Toddler

10 Ideas for Creating a Montessori Environment at Home for Your Toddler Setting up a Montessori-inspired play environment doesn’t have to be difficult, and it doesn’t have to cost a lot of money! The Montessori classroom is set up to promote independence and attentiveness. When you put some thought into the design of your child’s…

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Work vs. Play

Is there a Difference with Work and Play? “Play is the Child’s Work,” according to Maria Montessori, is one of her most well-known aphorisms. This phrase is frequently misinterpret to imply that work and play are interchangeable and that children should be working rather than playing. However,  it was not Dr. Montessori’s intention. Maria Montessori, …

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Grace and Courtesy: Caring for Plants and Animals

Grace and Courtesy: Caring for Plants and Animals Our school community fosters an environment of love and respect for all things that breathe life. We believe that introducing plants and animals into the home and school environment lays the best foundation for a lifetime of comfort and interest in nature. One of the most important…

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How Do You Raise a Resilient Child?

Building a Resilient Child Resiliency, or the ability to recover after a period of hardship or difficulty, is an important skill for all of us to possess. There are numerous factors that influence our resilience, and resilience can be developed and strengthened at any age. In this post, we’ll look at how we can help…

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6 Montessori Parenting Habits to Instill in Your Children Every Day

Everyday Habits to Teach my Child: Montessori Way It can be difficult to implement the Montessori philosophy at home with children. After all, educators receive specialized training in this curriculum, so you may be wondering, “How could I apply Montessori parenting and understanding the philosophy at home if I don’t have a special degree?”  While…

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The Prepared Environment

What is a Prepared Environment? Dr. Montessori describes the purpose of the ready environment as follows in her book The Secret of Childhood: “The first goal of the prepared environment is to make the young child independent of the adult as far as possible.” Consequently, the prepared environment is one of Montessori philosophy’s central components.…

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Outdoor Learning in Children

Why Outdoor Learning is Important for the Children? Outdoor play is an essential component of child care and childhood growth. It encourages children to get some fresh air and engage in hands-on exploration of the natural environment. Nature, on the other hand, has a positive influence that extends beyond play and fresh air. We’d like…

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Independence in a Montessori Child

    “Independence is not a static condition; it is a continuous conquest, and in order to reach not only freedom, but also strength, and the perfecting on one’s powers, it is necessary to follow this path of unremitting toil.”   — Maria Montessori Montessori educators respect and promote independence in even their youngest students,…

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