Montessori homeschooling is often misunderstood. From lesson planning and park days to making your own materials, here are 7 things you should know about Montessori homeschoolers.Read More
Curious about homeschooling? You’re not alone. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, almost 3.5% of school-aged children (and growing) are homeschooled. For context...Read More
Your child doesn't need a teacher.
She needs you to join the journey. Acknowledge that your role is to be a mentor, guide, or facilitator. Without this shift in mindset, it is easy to get trapped in a spiral of insecurity.
Somewhere out there in the universe, I imagine there is a wonderful world where children don't go to school at all. They are not removed from the rest of society to be measured by the strengths and...Read More
Most homeschoolers begin their journey looking for a curriculum to follow, but even more important than what to teach your child is how to teach your child. Children are naturally curious creatures.Read More
It might sounds obvious, but it’s important to stress that homeschooling DOES NOT work like traditional schooling. It’s not because (or only because) you’re teaching at home or teaching your...Read More
Walk into any quality Montessori school in the world, and you will see some of the most beautifully prepared learning environments imaginable. Wooden materials, carefully arranged shelfs, observant...Read More
Before giving a work to a child aged 2 to 6, a Montessori teacher almost always gives a “lesson” to demonstrate the activity while the child watches. Montessori believed strongly in the importance of...Read More
You wonder if your children are ever going to learn to read. They spend all their time running and jumping around, and when presented with a flashcard that spells C-A-T, they stick out their tongues...Read More
A thrift store is a Montessori parent's best friend! Here’s a shopping list of must-have items to go hunting for. When you get back home, you’ll be ready to set up a shelf for work!Read More