It helps when our parents know what their children are doing in school. It also helps when they know how to extend Montessori to the home setting. That is why we hold a Montessori at Home session every term at Addlo Montessori School. Our Montessori at Home session with our parents was different this term. … More Montessori At Home with a difference
We may not like her choice of words… consider the message and leave the message. Sometimes, there is a eed to shock us into the reality befoe us. There is a lot of truth in her words. The truth is bitter sometimees.
Education on the whole is said to prepare the child for life, right? At least in the Montessori setting we are all aware that this is the goal. Our society would want us to take on technology as we educate the child! This is all good, except that you must ensure that we start from … More The Importance of Science 1
What is discipline? Discipline has become a very misunderstood word. To many, it means controlling the child, punishing the child, and implanting fear in the mind of the child. For others, discipline connotes allowing children to do as they please because controlling them is bad. These are extreme views as discussed previously and very damaging … More The Discipline Problem 2
6dayscwc There is this girl called Shade, her mum died when she was fourteen. She is an only child, Her dad is an architect, but he hasn’t been doing too well since his wife died. He is now without a job and he drinks a lot. The good thing is Shade learnt how to string … More When the Child becomes the Parent
Discipline is a major issue in our homes, schools, and society. The problem is manyfold but starts with a misunderstanding of what discipline really is. The role of the adult in a child’s life is to prepare him for life. Discipline is at the core of this preparation. There are extreme views about how to … More The Discipline Problem 1
The Science Project: Science in the Montessori classroom. We all know that science is an important aspect of life. No matter what your leanings are, art, commercial, or science; we all deal with science everyday. We owe it to our children to lay the right foundations. Science in its simplicity and core features needs to … More The Science project: Children’s books
Don’t you love it when children are at peace and having fun with Math? Here are the Lower Primary children at Addlo Montessori working on double digit multiplication sums with the checker board. They are on that journey to abstraction, but loving it. I love Montessori Math.
Montessori enables a child to understand their world. What is the use of learning when it does not relate in some way or another to our reality.? Why do additions and subtractions abstractly when we could do sums A true Montessori setting aims to make learning engaging and that helps to explain life itself to … More Understanding the World
The Long vacation is now upon us, and Summer School is about to start. Are you ready to keep your child engaged for the next two months? What about Summer School teachers? Are we running the same 2 x 2, 4 sessions? Or will this year’s content be much different? Here is a little something … More Suggestions for Summer School activities