Monday, 20 February 2017

MontessoriLove February

If you missed the announcement in January, there is something really special happening this year.

Every month on the 21st for 2017 some fantastic Montessori sellers on Teachers Pay Teachers will be spreading some MontessoriLove in the form some amazing bargains. Each month there will be a different offer - this month we're having a DOLLAR DAY! All MontessoriLove items will be reduced to $1.

How do you find these items? Simply go to the Teachers Pay Teachers site and enter "MontessoriLove" in the search field.



Tuesday, 14 February 2017

When Montessori Doesn't Work

A quick search on the internet will bring up an array of posts and articles about Montessori, both good and bad. I always find it disheartening when I come across ones that are disparaging about Montessori, especially those that are based on personal experience, whether it be as a home-schooler or from attending a Montessori school.


Here are some of the fundamental reasons why I believe Montessori may not work for some:

Friday, 3 February 2017

Art Across The Curriculum {It's Elementary! #7}

Art. Possibly one the area's new Montessori teachers struggle most with to incorporate authentically in the environment. Art can be a tricky one to balance because as teachers we are more often than not trained to teach in this explicit, overt and inflexible way.