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The sensorial shelf is almost as obviously named as the practical life shelf, and like the practical life shelf, also has many layers of purpose. The works in this area of the classroom are deigned for each of the five senses, which are no less than the primary way children learn. There are works for […]

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The Practical Life area of the Montessori classroom is exactly what it sounds like! Children learn the practical skills they need for daily life. These activities can be divided into groups – Care of Self, Care of the Environment, Grace and Courtesy and Fine Motor Development. Care of Self includes activities such as the Dressing […]

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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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