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Motivation through Inspiration

Podcasts

Here we are again, talking about Motivation. We love how the Montessori classroom instills an internal motivation in children, and we’ve recorded 2 podcasts on this topic to accompany this post, and the last one we published on this topic. Motivation is how we get things done. We have an open work cycle in the […]

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Motivation through Mastery

Podcasts

Montessori is the education of the Whole Child. That is, not simply academics, but helping children grow internal skills and qualities which aid them not just in school, but in life. Trends in Education are emphasizing the benefits of Early Childhood Education, and Individualized Education, two fundamental aspects of the Montessori Philosophy. We don’t wait […]

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Best Year Yet

Podcasts

There’s something so promising and full of potential at the start of a new school year. Even after we’re finished with our educational careers, September rolls around and we say goodbye to Summer and we’re ready to get down to business. Those long luxurious days were fun and all, but pass the new pencils, we’ve […]

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Learning Reality

Podcasts

It can be hard to remember, children are learning everything. Children are learning EVERYTHING. In addition to learning to walk, and to feed themselves, and how to be a friend, they’re learning reality. At some point, children become aware that they have an impact on their environment, and on the behavior of others. We learn […]

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Why Do We Help?

Podcasts

It’s almost our job. Help. It’s a natural part of living in a family, of life in community, or classroom life — we depend on and assist one another. Adult-to-child, helping is one of the ways we express love and support for this small human, learning everything and growing daily. In infancy, they depend on […]

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