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Celebrating the Chinese New Year was a focus in early childhood this week.  We had the opportunity to enjoy a presentation from the Tam family and explored artifacts, photos, and customs from this holiday.  Students created dragon masks and tails and went on a parade through the school!  In art, students also painted hearts at...
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Today in this blog we’ll be talking about what the 4th, 5th, and 6th year students are doing this week.  The 4th, 5th, and 6th year students have been hard at work doing their math, language, and culture.  They have been also working very hard on their science and history. The 6th year students have...
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This has been a wonderfully busy week.  As the year progresses, the students have mastered several new concepts and are becoming stronger in their ability to plan their day and manage their time. The students have enjoyed some new individual lessons in the math and language areas as they show us that they are ready...
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Because of the rain yesterday, our Carter Farms work brought us inside.  We learned how to pickle different kinds of vegetables.  We had to wash and prepare all the food and measure out the ingredients.  Not all pickling is the same.  We used different recipes that used different vinegar and spices to get different results.
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This week’s highlights included: -A history lesson on the social class system during the Medieval Times -A science lesson the Earth’s magnetic field -A Peace Lesson on positive self-talk -Preparation for the student-led conferences
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Toddlers are very busy as we focus on independence and practical life skills!  Montessori for life!  Recently we had a lesson on juicing and spreading jam! The month of February will be friends focus, Valentine’s Day and learning about farm life. Parent teacher conferences will be next week on the 14th and 15th.  Our Valentine’s...
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Celebrating the Chinese New Year was a focus in early childhood this week.  We had the opportunity to enjoy a presentation from the Tam family and explored artifacts, photos, and customs from this holiday.  Students created dragon masks and tails and went on a parade through the school!  In art, students also painted hearts at...
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We have just celebrated the 100th day of school, so that means we are half way through another year of learning.  As Montessori teachers we prepare our environment for the students and observe what choices they are making and where they may need guidance.  We are pleasantly pleased with the growth that our students have...
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This week we celebrated the 100th day of school! The early childhood students all brought in 100 items and arranged then in the hallway for display, and what a variety of items we had to explore!  In addition to the 100th day celebration, both classrooms introduced the light table this week. The children explored how...
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BURR! This was a very cold week.  Hopefully, you all stayed warm and cozy in your houses. It was a short week in the classroom, but we celebrated 100 Days of school on Tuesday.  While some used their creative sides to show 100 items, we also discussed the many things we have done 100 times...
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