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The Montessori Great Lesson Page

The Montessori Great Lesson Page
My name is Barbara Dubinsky. I have been involved in the Montessori community for 30 years, through my own children, as an assistant, administrator, Lower Elementary teacher and now as a trainer. Fourteen years ago, I joined the movement of Montessori into the public schools - a most exciting expansion. For many years, as a member of the Montessori Educational Listserv ( - write Subscribe Montessori-L in the body of the message) I saw many questions about the Great Lessons themselves and how to keep the work of the Great Lessons active in the class. This year I have finally pulled together all my work into four albums. This year my students again voted to do a play for our Winter Village Celebration. If you have any advice, experiences to share, or items you might like to post on this page please contact me via e-mail Related:  bee legislation

The Five Great Lessons from Montessori for Everyone The Great Lessons are an important and unique part of the Montessori curriculum. These lessons are bold, exciting, and are designed to awaken a child's imagination and curiosity. The child should be struck with the wonder of creation, thrilled with new ideas, and awed by the inventiveness and innovation that is part of the human spirit. The Five Great Lessons are traditionally presented in lower elementary (grades 1-3), and are presented every year so that children see them more than one time. Unlike the 3-6 environment, where the child is introduced first to "small" ideas that gradually widen into larger concepts, the elementary child is introduced right away to large concepts - the largest of all being the beginning of the universe. Traditionally, there are Five Great Lessons that are used to paint a broad picture before moving to more specific study. First Great Lesson - Coming of the Universe and the Earth This lesson leads to the study of: The Second Great Lesson: Coming of Life

Le jardin de Maria - Accueil Documents Si soucis, lien brisé, besoin de précisions etc.. laissez un message en commentaire Pour que vous puissiez imprimer les documents en cursive, visitez ce LIEN (parfois l’écriture ne s’affiche pas lisiblement, ne vous inquiétez pas, c’est google qui ne l’a reconnaît pas. Pour les PDF, enregistrer sur l’ordinateur et l’imprimer) Le Temps Frise chronologique du Big Bang jusqu'à la préhistoire Une frise que j'ai créer avec l'aide de papa ours à plastifier et épingler au mur. partie1 partie2 Ici ce sont les cartes pour que l’enfant puisse les lire et les mettre à leur place Les cartes pour positionner sur la frise à la bonne époque cartes pour frise 3 fiches Logico pour la frise Chronologique 3 fiches logico pour travailler les connaissances sur la frise Logico Logico Logico Préhistoire « Les crânes de mammifères » Cartes de nomenclature Vous pouvez acheter ICI la boîte de crânes Cartes pour positionner sur notre frise du temps Cartes Art Les grands compositeurs 5 premières Cartes de nomenclature et série 2

Where Are They Now? (Update on the family in the film) | Homeschool Movie It’s been one year since Class Dismissed premiered and even longer since we ended principle photography. Lately a lot of people have been asking us how the family featured in the film are doing. The most common question we get asked about them is: “ Are they still homeschooling and what are they doing now?” Good questions for sure, so recently, we reached out to them and they were kind enough to give us the following update. “Yes we are still homeschooling,” Rachel told us, “But we are are rarely home!” Since finishing the film, Ana has switched her primary focus from Marine Biology to professional stage and theatrical makeup and is considering a cosmetology program. Ana also passed her driving test and is now able to drive herself and her sister Lily to the various classes and activities they’re involved in. Lily is still very passionate about gymnastics and recently tied for first place at a regional competition. “So that’s about it, lots of interesting things happening.

The Montessori Goldmine Great Lessons Resources One of the questions I had when I was first considering homeschooling was how I would know what to teach and when to teach it. I wanted something that would give me an outline of topics to cover so we that we wouldn't be stuck learning about Ancient Egypt for four years straight (which is probably what would happen if I followed my boys interests!). I wanted something that would give my children the "big picture" of all the myriad topics of study that exist. I realized that (as tempting as it sounds) I could not fill my childrens heads with the complete scope of human knowledge, instead I should aim to give them a taste of the possibilities and let them pursue their particular interests in more depth. A solution to this dilemma that I discovered early on in my homeschooling journey is the book The Well Trained Mind. We love the chronological approach to history, and it has been working really well for us. The Birth of the Earth by Jacqui Bailey Here is a post about how this lesson went.

Montessori AMI Primary Guide: Discover Practical, Sensorial, Language and Mathematic Exercises Instabilité interne de la Terre: les volcans J'aime énormément les grandes leçons à la manière Montessori, j'aime cette curiosité essentielle. Il ne s'agit pas vraiment d'une leçon, je ne demande pas au lutin d'apprendre, de retenir mais juste de suivre la découverte. Nous continuons ainsi la première, la formation de la Terre. Nous avions déjà abordé la création et les parties du globe terrestre. Ici nous découvrons que sous la croûte terrestre, le manteau magmatique est instable, il bouge beaucoup et que même la croûte terrestre est faite de morceaux qui s'emboitent comme un puzzle mais dont les pièces passent les unes sur les autres et bougent. *source Nous avons au départ pris le temps d'en dessiner un comme cela, par intuition... qu'est-ce qu'un volcan ? Puis nous avons regardé plus avant ce qu'il était vraiment. Vous remarquerez que j'ai imprimé en noir et blanc sauf un pour qu'il puisse tout de même en profiter. Les parties du volcans sans aller dans le détail: cône, cheminée, cratère, chambre magmatique, manteau.