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Spotlight The Male Montessorian

Spotlights

Q: Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? Your background, your interests, your dreams? My name is Sid Mohandas. I’m a Montessori educator, teacher trainer and the founder of The Male Montessorian (TMM). When I first started working in the Casa many years ago, it quickly became apparent that I was amongst the […]

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5 Ways to Celebrate Fall

Podcasts

For a podcast of this post, scroll to the bottom of this page or subscribe on iTunes. Every season is someone’s favorite, and though this one is always a harbinger of winter cold, it’s a frequent favorite, always in the top four. Pumpkin spice season, football season, soup season. Thanksgiving in multiple countries, Halloween and […]

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Individualizing Education

Thoughts & Reflections

Montessori is known for individualized education. This can be misleading, since we hear this and, of course, make our own assumptions about what this means. Maybe I hated math in school, and the idea that my child wouldn’t have to struggle with this brings a sigh of relief. Maybe I hated math, until we got […]

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5 Questions About Montessori at Home

Podcasts

For a podcast of this post, scroll to the bottom of this page or subscribe on iTunes. It’s the start of the school year, a time fresh with possibility. When we resume school, or when we have new children joining us, we’re often met with the same question: what can I do at home to […]

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What Did You Do Today?

Thoughts & Reflections

“What did you do today?” It’s fairly certain every parent since school was started, across time and generations, has asked their child this question a couple times a week. It’s natural. How did you spend your time away from me? And, like their own child will, inevitably, some day long down the road, a child […]

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