I am sitting here trying not to think about the mountain ahead of me that I am about to climb. It is August tomorrow. Time to think about the upcoming school year. Last year my oldest was my only required student. A first grader. This year she will be in 2nd Grade and my second will… Continue reading Ages and Stages
“The training of the teacher is something far more than learning ideas. It includes training of character. It is a preparation of the spirit.” -Maria Montessori The most important thing you can do as the teacher of children is to prepare your own mind and heart for the task. It is not an easy one.… Continue reading Prepare Yourself…
Hi! My name is Anna. Also known as Stephenie’s “bestie”. I want to start by saying that just because I home school does not mean that I know everything. I am learning right along with my kids. English is not my favorite subject so please feel free to look for all my grammatical errors like… Continue reading Just a little blurb from Me
I thought this might be a fun category to add because we are also responsible to train our children to eat healthy, varied diets as well as use table manners. Involving children in menu creation or shopping is also a really good life skill and I think Maria Montessori would approve! There could even be… Continue reading The Cafeteria
The Physical Education Category can include specific focus on movement and play such as skipping, hopping, galloping, relay races, jumping rope, hula hooping, organized sports, stretching, etc.
Maria Montessori saw the teacher as a guide to children.
The schooling challenges category can be about a specific challenge you are having in any area of home schooling, or teaching. It could also be a place to post about a challenge you have overcome. I hope much discussion will happen in the comments for this category.