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February 2019

Language:

By |February 25th, 2019|Categories: Posts|

The development of language is part of the development of the personality, for words are the natural means of expressing thoughts and establishing understanding between people. Maria Montessori We guided all the age group children to work in the language area starting from the sandpaper letters, the yellow level “the

Geography: Land, Air, Water

By |February 25th, 2019|Categories: Posts|

In Montessori education, there is usually an introductory geography lesson focused on land, air, and water.To introduce this lesson, We put together a tray with the following materials: • A globe @ water and land globe) • 3 empty glass containers labeled “land,””air,” and “water” We explained to the children that

Person of the Month: George Washington

By |February 25th, 2019|Categories: Posts|

George Washington: “First in war, First in peace, First in the hearts of his countrymen” George Washington The children learned about the father of the United States of America “George Washington “ They watched an educational video on President's Day , it was about him.The one dollar bill was part of

Anatomy: The Tongue Map

By |February 25th, 2019|Categories: Posts|

The myth of the tongue map; that 1 tastes bitter, 2 tastes sour, 3 tastes salt, and 4 tastes sweet. The tongue map or taste map is a common misconception that different sections of the tongue are exclusively responsible for different basic tastes. It is illustrated with a schematic map

January 2019

Artist of the Month: Van Gogh

By |January 30th, 2019|Categories: Posts|

Starry Night:  The children learned about colors and visual interpretations through the eyes of Van Gogh this month. We picked Starry Night as a sample art for them. Helped them notice the separation between color and patter, movements and shapes and then helped them with their FIRST attempt to imitate

Zoology/Botany: Living & Non-Living

By |January 30th, 2019|Categories: Posts|

Scientists use scientific classification to sort the world, but there are many other ways of sorting. One way we can sort things as a Montessorians is by classifying them as living or nonliving. Living things use energy. They move or change shape. They take in food and get rid of

Anatomy: Human Torso

By |January 30th, 2019|Categories: Posts|

With Ms. Luff Children are always looking for new information to soak up. They have so many questions about the world, their surroundings and especially their own bodies. As children grow up, they start to recognize that they can run, play, laugh, and sing. As they develop and become more

Person of the Month: Martin Luther King Jr

By |January 30th, 2019|Categories: Posts|

We talked about Dr.Martin Luther King Jr. We talked about his leadership of the modern American Civil Right Movement. His words Equality, Peace, Diversity, Fairness, and I have a dream. The children knew that January 21st of every year is a federal holiday and it is called MLK DAY. They

Science: The Water Cycle

By |January 30th, 2019|Categories: Posts|

Because of the heavy rain during the month of January, we thought it is a great idea to present to the children The Water Cycle. The children enjoy learning about the water cycle . They had an understanding how the water cycle works with our facts that help explain the

November 2018

Language: Long Vowels

By |November 29th, 2018|Categories: Posts|

"The development of language is part of the development of the personality, for words are the natural means of expressing thoughts and establishing understanding between people." - Maria Montessori Our 2.5 years old Montessorian started their sounds, and our 3.5 children kept going and moving to the association between sounds

Theme of the Month: Butterflies

By |November 29th, 2018|Categories: Posts|

This month as part of our exploring the nature outside the class( in our playground) using our magnifier, one of our children found a swallowtail butterfly, so we found it a good opportunity to talk about the life cycle of the butterfly, and let them see the butterfly's small details.

Person of the Month: Mark Twain

By |November 29th, 2018|Categories: Posts|

On November 30, 1835, an American writer, publisher, and lecturer was born his name is Mark twain. So this month, the children learned about him, some of them kept by heart two or three of his famous quotes like: “If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.”

October 2018