Posts by BMS-admin

Punctuality

Punctuality is a highly regarded life skill and it is never too early for your child to learn that getting somewhere on time, without being rushed and flustered is a great way to start. A sense of order and punctuality is consistent with Montessori learning. A few tips that might help you start the day…

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Bursting the Montessori Bubble

Posted on March 13, 2015 by the full monte(ssori) “At what point do you burst the Montessori bubble?” a friend recently asked.  She has two young children in Montessori, but is considering enrolling them in a traditional private school after they finish primary education. My first thought (as a Montessori child, parent, and teacher) was, Why would you want to burst…

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Famous Montessori Students

(note that in the US and other countries the term “kindergarten” refers to primary schooling, not the early years as we associate the term with.   “[Montessori…]: the surest route to joining the creative elite, which are so overrepresented by the schools’ alumni that one might begin to suspect a Montessori mafia” Read the 2011…

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Grace and courtesy

http://www.howwemontessori.com/how-we-montessori/2015/04/grace-and-courtesy-montessori-at-home.html Grace and Courtesy Have you given much consideration to Grace and Courtesy lessons with your children? It’s a topic I haven’t written very much about but it’s often on my mind. It is more of something we interweave into everyday life rather than something we prepare for and focus on. We build upon it…

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What’s required for learning?

Some notes from the Liz Campbell presentation held last term. What’s required for learning? Stress, diet, sleep, general health and well being …. One effects the other and all effect learning. Stress and anxiety shut down attending centres. Can also shut down language centres and can lead to poor food decisions. Liz asked us –…

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