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21 Jul 2015

Einstein and his view on education

Einstein and his view on education

Albert Einstein understood the value of educating the whole person, to balance the social/emotional with intellectual learning.  In this quote he beautifully describes what he though education should be.    

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28 May 2015

Jewels in the Day

Jewels in the Day

Working with children has many subtle moments that reveal the special things about the children, their learning and capability.  Here are a few from a typical week in primary school. 

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23 Mar 2015

Diverse activities going on in the classroom

Diverse activities going on in the classroom
Montessori classrooms are a bit like an office, except that everyone wants to be there!  There's collaboration, team work, presentations and lots of productivity.  It's school reflecting society. Montessori children work individually or in small groups, and often come together for group presentations or lessons. Read more
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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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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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