In the last two weeks I have had both parents and teachers, reaching out and asking for help with their children at home or in the classroom misbehaving. The children either fight, bite, hit out, shove, pinch or play on their own. These children all range between 2 and 3-years old! So is something wrong … More Why is my child 2 year old Misbehaving?
“Why is my child struggling with his school work, homework, academics? Why can’t my child read simple sentences? Is my child going to scale through and get into a good secondary school?” These are questions that parents have asked over and over again, and they still continue to ask. Most of the time the … More Why Children May struggle in School
Several years ago, I remember waiting in the Waiting Area of a school with my husband, we had an appointment to see the Head Teacher of a School one of our children was starting the following term. The children in the school were going into the IT room for a lesson, they were whispering, winking … More Teach Them About Sex Now
The Prewriting Skill Expectations for Children In a society where we compare and contrast our child with all other children without much understanding of the common developmental stages children go through, it is important to continue to talk about Prewriting Skills, than writing exercises. We have spent the last 2 weeks explaining how to prepare … More Age Apropriate Pre-Writing Skills For Your Child.
Practical steps to helping your child with writing. I am amazed at how much we put pressure on children, and at a very young age, insisting that they should and must write! Parents always compare and contrast their children with cousins and neighbours. First off, we need to understand one thing, all children are different, … More How to Help your Child with Writing Part 1
3 Simple Steps to Learning First off, I must admit that this is not my invention! It is one of the things that makes Montessori great and one of the very reasons the Montessori Way resonates with me so much. It does because the child is at the center of what is done, how we … More How To Teach Your Child New Words
Nursery Rhymes are the main ingredients that keeps a Pre school environment alive and fun for the children. Music is food for the soul, that is what they say right? Well nursery rhymes fulfill that goal in the lives of our children. These simple songs feed the child with the rhythm and melody of … More The Importance of Nursery Rhymes
Today is the pre-launch day for The Professional Online Montessori Training Course starting 10th October 2016, and I was thinking deeply of how I could communicate to you, my deep love, belief and absolute gratitude of the privilege of becoming a Montessori Teacher and Trainer. Those who know a little bit about me know that … More Montessori A Universal Language
Communication for the human race involves the use of appropriate words, vocabulary, when speaking and listening. We also write and read, using words, vocabulary, to get our ideas and thoughts across to others. Today I want us to look at a child’s ability to enhance their communication skills through vocabulary building. Ask yourself, ‘How many … More All About Vocabulary Building
Summer School is drawing to a close for most of us this week! So how has it been for you and most especially for the children you have been looking after for the past few weeks? I really wish we could do this all year long, but we can’t, which is a pity! Imagine … More Summer School Cultural Studies