July 2014

  • Week 3 Term 3 2014

    The weather seems to be warming up and it is nice to see the sun shining. As I walk through the classes I can see that it is Term 3 as all the children are well settled and confidently completing tasks to their satisfaction. Below is an article dispelling some of the Montessori myths that often abound in the community about Montessori education. The Older Children are Too Big and Scary When your child enters a Montessori class as the youngest, he or she may look so much smaller than the older children in the class. The mixed age grouping […]

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  • Week 1 Term 3 2014

    I hope everyone had a restful, happy holiday. The teachers have been very busy ensuring that your child’s classroom is clean and tidy and ready for all of the children to come in and begin their working day. Don’t forget that some children may take a few days to settle in again, especially the younger Early Starter children. During the holidays I posted on our MEEC Facebook page two articles which I thought were very thought provoking and insightful. One was about how fewer toys benefit your children and the other post concerned the importance of movement in young children. Please take your time to […]

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