I have been meaning to post these photos for a while now. They capture some of our children solving math problems, in this case dividing decimals. The problems took a lot of time and required more space than there was on the tables.
The junior school enjoyed a fabulous day at the Tauranga Art Gallery, library and waterfront. The exhibition is really worth a visit🌺
Our friends over at Montessori@Arataki have been busy in our community.
Woodwork, some juniors are making book trays.
Busy gardeners are planting potatoes.
Maths is soooo much fun when you don't think you're doing math!!! Congratulations to Taylan almost completed his study on Pigeon Messengers! Woo hoo!
Cooking up a storm in the junior Montessori room. Yum yum, so much fun, learning, team work, communication, planning, measuring, listening and sharing going on.
Who is this Michael Doer? As a team we have adopted Michael's approach to Montessori and our classrooms are thriving! In 2019 we will welcome Michael back to Nz and we also hope he will visit our classrooms too 🙂
Isn't this fantastic to have Steven Arnold sharing his knowledge and insatiable passion for Montessori on a podcast. Steven has been a long time supporter and friend of both M@A and M@B. Steven Arnold, former principal of Brisbane Montessori Scho...
Tim Seldin a renowned Montessori shared this post. We all live in this digital age, we all need to take some responsibility. This has great suggestions for parents and children alike. Enjoy the read❤️
What a fabulous day, great fun had by all and Scott rocked it on the microphone!
My friend put me on to the Big Life Journal as she found it had really helpful information for parenting her three daughters. As a teacher, I find the growth mindset tips on perseverance, grit, self-belief and positive thinking helpful in the cla...
Exploring communication this term so the kids are investigating different writing forms, ancient codes and pictographs. Using a wood burner to create their own!
Romeo and EunYul designing and creating Christmas decorations for the Tauranga Christmas Tree Project 2018!!
Hi team! Room 17 are on the hunt for some class donations of the following items... ribbon, tinsel, felt material, buttons, Xmas paper or textured paper, any Christmas colour ‘stuff’. Thanks in advance!!
Is Montessori a complete free for all? An interesting read on what really happens inside a Montessori classroom.
Happy memories form last year's competition....... If you are in Auckland it is well worth a visit.
Bellevue School children are great! I was on duty at lunch time and I noticed one of the new Montessori students crying in the sandpit. Apparently the Juicie she was enjoying fell into the sandpit and it was melting. A boy and a girl from Kowh...
Successful Montessori learning communities provide an inclusive atmosphere and actively nurture the social-emotional development of every child. In order to learn, a child must first feel safe. An emotionally safe environment allows for exploratio...