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Ideas for Classroom Giving

One Teacher’s Top 5 Classroom Gift Ideas There is no question that the best gifts for teachers are items that supplement, augment, or replace outworn classroom materials the teacher truly needs. But what do you do when time is running short and you have to choose a gift without specific …

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Free Montessori Material For Parents

Math Activities Ten_and_Teen_Cards.pdf Checkerboard_Labels.pdf Ordinal_Numbers_Activity.pdf Cards and Counters Template.pdf Teen Stamping Chart.pdf Bead Stair Activities.pdf Measurement_Vocabulary_Cards.pdf Number Writing Practice Tracing_Numbers_Print.pdf Tracing_Numbers_Handwriting.pdf Tracing_Numbers_Cursive.pdf Math Facts Practice Addition Wheels.pdf Multiplication Wheels.pdf Multiplication Review Sheet.pdf Geometry Materials Curved_and_Straight_Line_Sorting.pdf Measuring_Volume_Set.pdf Geometry_Word_Cards.pdf Triangle_Stars.pdf

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Por qué soy profesora?

Retomando mi historia, orgullosamente recalco el punto en que les contaba que soy profesora. Y por qué lo hago? Porque estoy segura que esta profesión parte de la pasion, cuando uno decide ser docente lo hace con convicción, por vocación y con cierta dosis de desapego pues indudablemente nuestra formación …

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Les había contado que soy profesora?

Les había contado que soy profesora? un dato importante para muchas cosas de las que vamos a hablar mas adelante. Ahora retomando mi historia familiar, debo decirles que tuve mucha suerte pues recien llegada conseguí trabajo como profesora en un pre-escolar donde para mi fortuna tenian español como una clase …

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EN CASA SE HABLA ESPAÑOL

Tomar la decisión de salir del país no es fácil son muchos los planes muchas las proyecciones y muchas las esperanzas en lo económico, lo laboral e incluso en la parte social. Y que decir los que ya teniamos hijos, las expectativas de un “futuro mejor” se vuelven nuestro motor. …

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Summer Fun in Your Backyard

For young children, every bush is a forest, every rivulet a waterway, and every unfamiliar adult environment a trip to the moon! This year, consider skipping the exotic locale and long travel time. Your family can find plenty of summer fun right in the neighborhood. Even the most mundane locations …

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Create a Travel Kit with Montessori in Mind

In 1914 Maria Montessori wrote a succinct guide to her discoveries, Dr. Montessori’s Own Handbook. According to Nancy Rambusch’s introduction, Montessori aimed to deliver “a practical message of Montessori to the American home,” offering parents the means for understanding and applying basic Montessori themes in the home. Of course, Montessori could …

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Daddy, What Does a Forest Look Like?

Maria Montessori? Not this time. This insight into the young child’s relationship with the everyday world comes to us from Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods: Saving our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder(published in 2005). Many Montessorians heard Louv speak at the NAMTA conference in Atlanta (January, 2006). What …

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Stargazing with Children

Maria Montessori urged us to “give the child a vision of the whole universe…” so that children might better understand Earth’s place in the cosmos. Books, card materials, and star charts take children only so far – no photograph can replace the awe-inspiring vision of millions of diamond-bright stars twinkling …

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