Tag: Montessori

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Geometry as a springboard to math

When there is a first combination … you will find a second combination. I been thinking that these combinations are ideal ways to introduce a child in primary to various terminologies, words, language. One can apply terminologies found in algebra, explain the concept of… Continue Reading “Geometry as a springboard to math”

Identity – Diagram

As spoken about, within geometry you can express easily express relationships… Here my geometrical representation of identity. I am still figuring out the pictograms that will and can represent my identity. That’s for the next geometrical representation…    

Geometry as a tool to strengthen logical thinking…

Geometry applied in the right way is a fantastic  tool to train logical thinking. already at an early stage, children can see and understand patterns. Often it is underestimated how a young brain can already understand structures infront of him or her. So Geometry… Continue Reading “Geometry as a tool to strengthen logical thinking…”

…. Identity

The question that I have had during the last weeks was how to actually define and explain identity? We all agree, that from a biological point of view, it’ s easy to define, explain or distinguish identity, your identity and the identity of another.… Continue Reading “…. Identity”

RULER and COMPASS

G´day y´all, This is a book that was offered to me by a friend at school. I need to say that it is a interesting and fascinating booklet. “Practical Geometrical Constructions”. Indeed the things you are shown are flabbergasting and have a solid ´WOW`effect.… Continue Reading “RULER and COMPASS”

SELF ESTEEM

Participation in every day life develops a feeling of worthiness in a person called upon to share it in an  active way. Children become not only users of the world in which they live, but also producers. The basic experience of being able to… Continue Reading “SELF ESTEEM”

Are we going far or not far enough

After all these years as a Montessori teacher I came to the understanding that the albums that one creates, studies and internalizes are after all a base to build upon. In this particular case I am talking about upper elementary 5th or 6th grade.… Continue Reading “Are we going far or not far enough”

Geometry as a window to your inner self

The three fundamental shapes in geometry The relationships between these three shapes are fascinating and endless. Just like your inner self. The complexity of these geometrical shapes, the simplicity is challenging. This shape is an ideal springboard for students to start a geometrical experience… Continue Reading “Geometry as a window to your inner self”

FUN GEOGRAPHICAL FACTS 2

Hello again, here is another sheet that I want to share with you. I have collected these facts, and used them in the class room as extension work or second period work after the children have been introduced to an atlas and how to… Continue Reading “FUN GEOGRAPHICAL FACTS 2”