Monthly Archives: March 2014

The notion of odd and even numbers

Lire en français The notion of odd and even numbers is taught very early on in a Montessori school. It is a piece of material we use just after the red and blue bars, the rough numbers and the spindle … Continue reading

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Our Political Science Class

Lire en français The Lycée International Montessori Athéna proposes a political science class open to our 10th grade students (UK: Year 11) and those of other high schools. Ideal for motivated students, who are curious of the world that surrounds … Continue reading

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Let’s go out and discover the world!

Lire en français We should always remember the words that Maria Montessori wrote in her book entitled From childhood to adolescence: “… What we wish for, us to whom the child has shown such power of intelligence, is to go … Continue reading

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We have a new school mascot!

Lire en français Today, we welcomed the new school mascot: a little Labrador named Izia. After the hens, we now have a little puppy in school! The children were all thrilled from maternal school students right up to high school … Continue reading

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Let’s bake some cakes!

Lire en français Now that our hens regularly lay eggs, we can cook! Last Friday, with our primary school students, we made some really nice cakes. The kids were thrilled! Following the instructions of the recipe can be helpful to … Continue reading

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What is Montessori?

Lire en français Today, we organized our first “circle” with our high school students. In the presence of our history and geography teacher, who is also our performance administrator, Didier da Silva, our French teacher, Bénédicte Dutrieux and one of … Continue reading

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Written expression

Lire en français It is possible to work on written expression as soon as children learn how to write. Keep in mind that you must always teach concrete before abstract. . This morning, for example, I worked on a description with … Continue reading

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