Alphabet can be used as an organizational structure for generating words and ideas.
Believe that I am a writer and that my children are writers.
Chain of Knowledge is a paper chain with an insight written on each piece of paper and linked together. Cat Math is a picture code where cat faces represent numbers that are then used in operations.
In order to best preserve and showcase this rich history, we've recently launched a new pictorial timeline. In it you can see the faces of many of the people who have made MNW such a fun and dynamic place to learn. But there are still gaps.
Dr. Montessori recognized that elementary children had a special sensitivity for the acquisition of culture. One way we feed this need is through the introduction of timelines.
Do you remember the description that Montessori offers in The Discovery of the Child, in which the Golden Bead materials that she had originally designed for the Elementary children instead became adored and cherished by the 4 and 5 year olds in the Primary classroom?