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Madame Montessori

Recently I read this fabulous article: http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/learning_deeply/2014/04/all_work_no_play_why_high_school_students_should_mess_around.html after discussing with a couple of friends just a few hours before on how much the current education system can be improved. 1,021 more words

All Work And No Play

Recommended Toddler Reading, A List.

Recommended Toddler Reading
*Compiled by Nichole Holtvluwer


Traces, Paula Fox

The Curious Garden, Peter Brown

Giving Thanks, Jonathan London

And The Good Brown Earth, Kathy Henderson… 293 more words

L'Activité Montessori du Jour : la pelle et la balayette

Aujourd’hui, mon petit bonhomme a découvert une petite surprise en se réveillant de la sieste. Un petit carré jaune est apparu dans le salon. J’ai expliqué à mon petit bonhomme que pendant qu’il faisait la sieste, maman avait fait tomber les boutons, que c’était un petit  accident. 275 more words

Activité Montessori

AMS 2014 Annual Conference

A couple weeks ago I had the opportunity of attending the American Montessori Society’s Annual Conference in Dallas, Texas. I took in several workshops and listened to a few guest speakers. 499 more words


Those who transport salt are movers and shakers

Glue?  Watercolors? Salt?  1-5 year olds?  Yes, that takes guts.  And a lot of moms.  But they seemed to really enjoy it.

Today’s art project comes to you, inspired by the blog, … 278 more words


School Updates

It was an adjustment going from daycare to Montessori school for me as well. I no longer get daily updates on what they did or if M slept at nap time or not. 92 more words

Miss M.


I am a teacher of five years and I have come a long way since I first set out on my path.  I haven’t been faced with “typical” adult milestones, and my decision to become a teacher upheaved my entire life. 692 more words