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Help Your Child Understand Quantities and Numbers

A client I worked with recently asked how she could encourage her young daughter to become comfortable with mathematical concepts at an early age. In the Montessori approach to education, we believe your child will start to develop a mathematical mind when they can draw the link between the symbol of a number and its […]

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A few of my favorite things #4

  What is it? Why do I like them? When are they appropriate for children*?   Child size chair, so important to have practical and beautiful child size furniture. Found this one at the “Marché aux Puces” (flea market) in Paris, I was enthralled by how many beautiful pieces of furniture were appropriate for children (more below). 10 […]

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A few of my favorite things #3

What is it, why do I like them and when* are they appropriate for children? Colored Discs On Colored Dowel, found were Montessori toys are sold. This photo was taken in one of the LePort Montessori School, where I have been giving my Guided by Baby talks. These three colored pegs help the child with visual discrimination and eye […]

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School tour in Portland-International Montessori Congress 2013

I was fortunate enough to visit three schools during an organized tour at the 27 International Montessori Congress, and an additional one on my own while in Portland. A long line of yellow school buses loaded up curious adults that had traveled from all corners of the world.  A volunteer welcomed us and informed us […]

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Postcard from Amsterdam

I was able to attend The Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) General Meeting in Amsterdam, this past Sunday (April 15, 2012). It just so happen that I was in France for the spring holiday and decided to take the rapid train from Paris to Amsterdam, Saturday evening. How fortunate I felt having this opportunity! I decided […]

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