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7 Apr 2014

Art Curriculum - an overview

Art Curriculum - an overview

The Montessori curriculum overlays extremely well with the NSW Board of Studies Visual Arts Syllabus however the difference lies in how art is presented in the classrooms.

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28 Mar 2014

Grandparents Club - a new initiative

Grandparents Club - a new initiative

With the strong sense of community we have at Montessori East, we realised there is an opportunity for grandparents or significant elders to connect more with the school rather than just once a year. Here's how!

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20 Feb 2014

Montessori Materials Explained : Golden Beads

Montessori Materials Explained : Golden Beads

Like all Montessori materials the golden beads are tactile, attractive and easy to understand making maths something to be loved by every child! 

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30 Jan 2014

Welcome to the new school year

As parents and children shared their holiday stories today I realized how important it is to hold on to certain experiences as a means to motivate us through the year.
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29 Aug 2013

Guided by Nature

Experts today are saying much of what Dr Maria Montessori said 100 years ago, but in a different language.  At a recent International Montessori Congress, non-Montessorian keynote speakers presented current research that shows that for optimum learning and the development of the whole child, ’nature’ is central and key.  ‘Nature’ holds several meanings.

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