Teaching Montessori

What Would I Do Differently Now?

Now that I’m a homeschooling mom, I sometimes look back at my teaching years and think about what I could have done differently. Truth be told, I was a pretty good Montessori directress but I think the experience of being a mother has made me a better one. I know for sure that I would […]

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A View of a Typical Montessori Classroom

I thought it might be nice to share some pictures I have of my last classroom. The school I taught at was The Montessori School of North Hoffman – a really fantastic school in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. While I was there, they became accredited by the American Montessori Society – only the 42nd […]

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Student Self-Evaluation

I recently read an article where the author referred to a phenomenon known as “mommy deafness”. It seems that by the time children enter preschool, they’ve heard their mom’s voices so much that they’ve learned to tune it out. I think when I was young, this was called “selective hearing”, but the results are the […]

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