NAMC montessori preschool independence boy pouring beans This year long series looks at the experiences of teachers, parents, students, and Montessori education itself, as we follow a student through his first year at a Montessori Preschool. The Montessori Insights and Reflections of a Preschool Student’s First Year is a collection of useful stories, tips, and information that has arisen from one real student's Montessori journey, viewed through the eyes of his Montessori Teacher, Bree Von Nes.


Jordan’s Increasing Sense of Independence

It is great to see Jordan starting to take more of an interest in the Montessori Practical Life area. His comfort level in the classroom is increasing and he is beginning to relish in his new found sense of independence.

I presented the screwdriving work during our Montessori circle time and he was the first child to raise his hand to indicate he was ready to go to work.

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The Montessori Prepared Environment: Subject Areas and Classroom Design

This year long series looks at the experiences of teachers, parents, students, and Montessori education itself, as we follow a student throu...

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Jordan's Montessori Preschool Experience with Separation Anxiety: Insights & Reflections

This year long series looks at the experiences of teachers, parents, students, and Montessori education itself, as we follow a student thr...

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Separation Anxiety and the New Montessori Preschool Student: Tips for Parents and Teachers

Coping with Separation Anxiety The first few weeks of Montessori preschool are always a time of adjustment and many students (and parent...

Friday, September 10, 2010 Continue Reading this Article

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