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28 Oct 2014

Reading aloud to children is critical to literacy

Reading aloud to children is critical to literacy

Reading aloud to children is one of the most important things you can do with your child. It's a myth that Montessori schools don't set homework - reading aloud to your child is so important to improving literacy and should be done daily.

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18 Aug 2014

Book Week 2014

Book Week 2014

Developing good literacy skills is all about practicing authentic and enjoyable experiences with reading and writing.  Book Week is a time to celebrate reading and literacy with a range of activities planned across the school.  

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19 May 2014

Shifting the Focus in Schools

Shifting the Focus in Schools

Schools are challenged by a rapidly changing world and how to meet the needs of the 21st century in education.  The discussion sounds strikingly familiar to the model of education at Montessori East.   While based on principles developed in the last century, Montessori is actually cutting edge for early 21st Century schooling.

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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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31 Mar 2014

Out & About - Montessori style

Out & About - Montessori style

'Going Out' is a unique Montessori experience with no limit to the learning that can happen outside the classroom.  Here are the stories of two recent events.

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