Montessori How To

Montessori How To

Introduction to Maths

Introduction to Maths

  As a foundation for writing and arithmetic the child has learnt (in a cognitive fashion), “concrete” experiences through the sensorial and practical life lesson activities.  These are a vital precedent to beginning Maths activities as they introduce size and dimension through the senses. We recommend you complete most of the lessons in the

Apps in Montessori – to use or not to use ?

The use of computer and handheld applications in the Montessori Method seems to attract mixed responses from Montessorians. One of the cornerstones of the Montessori Method is that it relies on concrete cognitive signals that are gained from learning through the senses, for example a sensorial exercise with the Red Rods which is one of […]

How children learn to read using the Montessori Method

How children learn to read using the Montessori Method

The Montessori reading series is mostly focused on the phonetic aspect of language. The child will spend time learning the initial sounds. Next the focus is on identifying middle sounds of words (emphasizing short vowel sounds), and the ending sounds of words. He does a lot of matching and sorting activities. Objects and pictures are matched by their sounds.

What is the Montessori "Three Period Lesson"

What is the Montessori “Three Period Lesson”

Between the ages of birth to four-and-a-half, children are in a sensitive period for refining their senses. Children at this age are capable of learning to discern hundreds of qualities of the things around them as well as absorb information about things, such as learning their names.

One can take advantage of this particular interest that is unique to this age group. Introducing interesting things with their names through the “Three Period Lesson” harnesses the power of association within the subconscious which is one of the key building blocks for abstraction in later life.

Your Montessori Questions Answered

Your Montessori Questions Answered

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