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In this second post in the Montessori Method Series, we’ll see the three period lesson. This is the key way lessons are presented in the Montessori classroom. The three period lesson originated with Edouard Seguin, and his ideas were a key influence on Dr. Montessori when she was first developing her method. The three period […]

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Late.

By Sandrine Lescure

Sometimes being late is unavoidable. A traffic accident, an unexpected problem on transit, a small catastrophe at home in the morning. Nobody is perfect, nobody is always on time. There are even studies suggesting people who are always late are highly creative and likely to be successful. But when it comes to young children in […]

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Welcome to the first post in the Montessori Method series!  Each month, I’ll be posting about one aspect of the Montessori Method, in order for parents to better understand this wonderful way of educating children.  Montessori can be both beautifully simple and strangely difficult to understand, if you haven’t been trained in it, and the […]

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The Reading Process

By Sandrine Lescure

For those who couldn’t make it to Information Night, today we are posting what we affectionately call “the reader speech” given at it.  Developed by our head teacher Mrs. Petrocelli, it is now loved and used by all the staff.  It perfectly encapsulates the process of reading in the Montessori method, and clearly explains the […]

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