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Understanding and Working with Students with ADHD in the Montessori Environment: Part 2
ADHD is a misunderstood disorder. Many people associate it with hyperactivity or with a child who fidgets, is constantly moving or talking, and has trouble participating in quiet activities such as silent reading time. Conventional classroom settings ask ch...
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Understanding and Working with Students with ADHD in the Montessori Environment: Part 1
My son was diagnosed with ADHD-I (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder-Inattentive) when he was 18 years old. In high school, he struggled as math classes became more and more complex and abstract. A true Montessori student, he was able to explain the b...
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Language Arts in the Montessori Classroom: From Preschool to Elementary
The Montessori lower elementary literacy program uses a blended phonics and literature approach. Preparation for reading and writing begins in the Montessori preschool environment, where the practical life area prepares the child to read and write by streng...
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Playful Learning in the Montessori Environment: Part 3
“One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.” — Maria Montessori, What You Should Know About Your Child , p. 73. When adults talk about work, we often think of it in negative terms. We say “I have to go to work” rathe...
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Playful Learning in the Montessori Environment: Part 1
"He does it with his hands, by experience, first in play and then through work. The hands are the instruments of man's intelligence." — Maria Montessori, The Absorbent Mind , p. 25. Today I am going to suggest something that may seem counter to Montessori p...
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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...
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What's All This About Copyright? Keeping It Real
What if … • Someone copied your original photograph or video, sold it in volume, and became a rich and famous “artist” as a result? • Someone copied your term paper, which you spent the better part of a semester working on to obtain your degree,  and has pu...
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Understanding and Working with Students with ADHD in the Montessori Environment: Part 2
ADHD is a misunderstood disorder. Many people associate it with hyperactivity or with a child who fidgets, is constantly moving or talking, and has trouble participating in quiet activities such as silent reading time. Conventional classroom settings ask ch...
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Playful Learning in the Montessori Environment: Part 4
“If education is always to be conceived along the same antiquated lines of a mere transmission of knowledge, there is little to be hoped from it in the bettering of man’s future. For what is the use of transmitting knowledge if the individual’s total develo...
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Playful Learning in the Montessori Environment: Part 2
“A child’s play is not simply a reproduction of what he has experienced, but a creative reworking of the impressions he has acquired.” — Lev Vygotsky, 2004. My six-year-old niece started kindergarten this year. She was thrilled! But then, within the first f...
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Montessori Parenting: Gift Giving
“It’s not how much we give, but how much love we put in giving.” — Mother Teresa I met a fifth grade boy recently who was happy to share his feelings about the upcoming holidays. “I’ve given up on Christmas,” he said. “I’ve come to realize that, no matter w...
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The Absorbent Mind: Chapter 23: Cohesion in the Social Unit
“The great task of education must be to secure and to preserve a normality which, of its own nature, gravitates toward the center of perfection.” — Maria Montessori, The Absorbent Mind, p. 239. In Chapter 23, Dr. Montessori explains that the fundamental dif...
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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.