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Montessori Values: Modeling Kindness During the Holiday Season
Maybe Christmas,” he thought, “doesn’t come from a Store. Maybe Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more! — Dr. Seuss, How the Grinch Stole Christmas When I was growing up, my mother and grandmother had a little impish elf among their holiday décor. He s...
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NAMC’s 20 Lessons from 20 Years: Be Grateful
It is amazing to consider how much we can be grateful for when we think about the people around us and the experiences we share. If we try hard enough, we can even appreciate mistakes we’ve made, because they help us change and move forward. As a Montessori...
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Chemistry in the Montessori Lower Elementary Classroom
The aim of the children who persevere in their work with an object is certainly not to “learn”; they are drawn to it by the needs of their inner life, which must be recognized and developed by its means. —Maria Montessori Spontaneous Activity in Education, ...
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NAMC’s 20 Lessons from 20 Years: Contribute
Community can take many forms. It can be your neighborhood, your professional association, your family and friends, or the Montessori environment. Contributing to your community makes it stronger. Each member of the community has a unique set of skills to o...
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NAMC’s 20 Lessons from 20 Years: Find Inspiration in the Work of Others
Sometimes when you are starting on a new venture, you need a little pep talk – some motivation to encourage you. One of the best ways of doing this is to consider how people you admire accomplished their goals. Dr. Montessori is a perfect example. Against a...
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NAMC's 20 Lessons from 20 Years: Make Every Opportunity a Value-Added One
Over the past 20 years, NAMC has grown as a world-class Montessori training and curriculum provider partly due to our ability to recognize and act on opportunities as they present themselves. This is an important skill for an organization like NAMC, but it ...
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Studying Zoology in the Montessori Lower Elementary Classroom
Nothing awakens foresight in a small child, who lives as a rule for the passing moment and without care for the morrow, so much as this. When he knows that animals have need of him, that little plants will dry up if he does not water them, he binds together...
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Studying the Skeletal System in the Lower Elementary Classroom
Knowledge can be best given where there is eagerness to learn, so this is the period when the seed of everything can be sown, the child’s mind being like a fertile field, ready to receive what will germinate into culture. —Maria Montessori To Educate the Hu...
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Learning to “Savor the Flavor” in the Montessori Environment
Life in the open air, in the sunshine, and a diet high in nutritional content coming from the produce of neighbouring fields improve the physical health... —Maria Montessori From Childhood to Adolescence, p. 67. March is National Nutrition Month in Canada a...
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A Teacher’s Perspective on Normalization in the Montessori Elementary Classroom
Maria Montessori observed that when children were given freedom in an environment suited to their needs, they flourished and reached their full potential. She noted that after a period of intense concentration and the opportunity to work with materials that...
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Integrating Cosmic Education Across the Montessori Lower Elementary Curriculum
Cosmic education is the theoretical base upon which the many concepts and activities of the elementary classroom are built into a coherent body of knowledge and experience … [it] is an overall approach to education that involves helping students develop an ...
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Celebrating 20 Years of Black History Month in Canada
I'm not concerned with your liking or disliking me ... all I ask is that you respect me as a human being. — Jackie Robinson (1946 Montreal Royals, the first professional Black baseball player in the major leagues) February is Black History Month in Canada a...
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NAMC has been offering professional Montessori diploma programs to individuals throughout North America and around the globe since 1996. We are proud to be the leaders in delivering Montessori distance education programs and in developing world-class Montessori curriculum. Our success has and always will be closely connected to the success of our graduates, who are thriving in their careers as Montessori educators in over 120 countries worldwide.