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.
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?
Montessori Northwest is pleased to announce it has partnered with Saturday Academy, a non-profit group, associated with University of Portland. Saturday Academy facilitates hands-on classes and camps for school age children (grades 2-12). Our offering is titled, Triangles on the Nile: Ancient Tools for Today’s Design.