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Johnson, Kelly – Montessori Life: A Publication of the American Montessori Society, 2015
Kelly Johnson introduces a series of lessons that incorporate literacy, observation, botany, history, place studies, writing, and art, with a long-term eco-literacy goal of connectedness and a conservation ethic. Johnson's initial idea to use Beatrix Potter as a model in the Lower Elementary classroom came after extensively researching…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Elementary Education, Primary Education, Childrens Literature
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Bagby, Janet; Sulak, Tracey – Montessori Life: A Publication of the American Montessori Society, 2015
This article examines recent educational research on the effectiveness of homework in improving achievement. The definition we have chosen to use for homework is any assignment intended to be completed during nonschool hours.
Descriptors: Homework, Academic Achievement, Correlation, Assignments
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Fuchs, Melani Alexander – Montessori Life: A Publication of the American Montessori Society, 2015
Montessori's first premise is that movement and cognition are closely entwined, and movement can enhance thinking and learning (Lillard, 2005). Children must move, and practice moving, to develop strength, balance, and the stability needed to fully participate in the rigors of daily life. It is imperative for young children's motor…
Descriptors: Montessori Method, Movement Education, Psychomotor Skills, Physical Education
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Patton, Melody – Montessori Life: A Publication of the American Montessori Society, 2015
One of the most important things teachers do is to create relationships and connections with the children and parents with whom they work. The strength of the individual relationships teachers have with parents and children affects the daily interactions with them and can act as a foundation later if difficult situations arise. Home visits (for…
Descriptors: Parent Teacher Cooperation, Parent School Relationship, Home Visits, Early Intervention
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Shortridge, P. Donohue – Montessori Life: A Publication of the American Montessori Society, 2015
This article discusses the movie "Frozen," which is the Disney version of a fairy tale. While some parents report that their young children love "Frozen," know the words to the songs, and beg to watch it again and again, "Frozen" is still a fairy tale, with some dark subject matter. Parents might tell themselves that…
Descriptors: Films, Fairy Tales, Child Behavior, Popular Culture
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Lau, Daisy; Yau, Ralph – Montessori Life: A Publication of the American Montessori Society, 2015
It was a hot and humid afternoon in 2006, 3 months after the opening of the Children's House at the Infinity Children's School in Hong Kong. A 3-year-old boy selected a table-scrubbing activity. He moved erratically and without purpose, accidentally bumping into another child and spilling water on the floor. Meanwhile, a toddler girl strolled…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Montessori Method, Parent Education, Parenting Styles
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Haakmat, Martha – Montessori Life: A Publication of the American Montessori Society, 2015
Martha Haakmat writes in this article that in some ways she understands why parents might have a harder time understanding why Montessori is education at its best, especially as their children progress past preschool. Haakmat goes on to say that the learning path at Montessori schools is more proactive. Montessori schools ask that parents partner…
Descriptors: Parent Education, Montessori Schools, Montessori Method, Parent Participation
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Boulmier, Prairie – Montessori Life: A Publication of the American Montessori Society, 2014
In this article author Prairie Boulmier writes that Paul Tough, author of "How Children Succeed," has emerged as a visible and respected voice on education reform and research in the U.S. Boulmier describes "How Children Succeed" and its focus on an increasing knowledge base that supports so-called "noncognitive"…
Descriptors: Montessori Method, Best Practices, Educational Research, Educational Change
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Peters, Dane L. – Montessori Life: A Publication of the American Montessori Society, 2014
The theme of the AMS 2014 Annual Conference is "Unity in Diversity," a concept that also describes the work of conference keynote speaker Andrew Solomon. Solomon is a writer and lecturer on psychology and politics; winner of the National Book Award; and an activist for LGBT [lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender] rights, mental health,…
Descriptors: Interviews, Social Differences, Montessori Method, Family Relationship
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Smith, Olynda – Montessori Life: A Publication of the American Montessori Society, 2014
For many of us, it is challenging to find the time to sleep enough each night or to sit down for a meal. So how can this author convince you that taking 10 minutes to do anything every day is actually worth it? The benefits of meditation--increased calm, clarity, compassion, and empathy, to name a few--have been known for centuries. Recently,…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Neurosciences, Neuropsychology, Self Management
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Chattin-McNichols, John – Montessori Life: A Publication of the American Montessori Society, 2014
The American Montessori Society's (AMS) 2014 Living Legacy recipient, John Chattin-McNichols, delivered the keynote address at the Annual Conference in Dallas, TX, on March 27, 2014, In his speech, he described three overall highlights of AMS: (1) AMS is now a world-leading organization; (2) It must become a learning organization; and (3)…
Descriptors: Montessori Schools, Montessori Method, Conference Papers, Educational Philosophy
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Ulrich, Tamara D. – Montessori Life: A Publication of the American Montessori Society, 2014
In this article, the author states that it is a delight to walk into a Montessori classroom to the hum of children engaged in a variety of activities, especially when there is an accompanying feeling of joy and happiness. In desiring the peaceful calm of the classroom, educators may inadvertently hinder the joy, enthusiasm, and imagination that…
Descriptors: Montessori Method, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Psychological Patterns
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Povell, Phyllis – Montessori Life: A Publication of the American Montessori Society, 2014
In this article, the author states that, for over 45 years, she has explored the issues of leadership and change, and, along the way, she has examined how diversity fits in with these ideas. She states that she found all three of these concepts embodied in the person of John McDermott, a leader in the American Montessori movement in the United…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Montessori Method, Educational Principles, Educational Philosophy
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Smith, Olynda – Montessori Life: A Publication of the American Montessori Society, 2014
When the author tells someone who does not do yoga that she is a yoga teacher, she often hears that they could not possibly do yoga. The most common reasons they give for this are: "I am really not flexible! I really don't like stretching!" and "Oh, but I wouldn't be any good at yoga!" Smith explains that, contrary to…
Descriptors: Montessori Method, Physical Activities, Health Related Fitness, Metacognition
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Henson, Rose – Montessori Life: A Publication of the American Montessori Society, 2014
The world of infants and toddlers is a world of unflagging curiosity and discovery. They are compelled to go, with boundless energy, after the skills that they need for the future. When they are allowed to accumulate as rich and as multifaceted a bundle of formative experiences as possible, teachers expand the material that they have to construct…
Descriptors: Montessori Method, Infants, Toddlers, Teaching Methods
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