Thursday, 21 August 2014

Geometry & Ancient Languages

One thing I have noticed with the AMS geometry albums that I have seen - and please correct me if I am wrong! - is that they do not seem to use the geometry cabinet for the study of plane figures. This is the traditional starting point of geometry work in the 6-9 classroom.

Friday, 1 August 2014

Aesthetics and the Prepared Environment

During my training and studies one thing that really stuck a chord with me personally about the prepared environment was the idea of aesthetics.

Upper Primary classroom courtesy of Lincolnshire Montessori 

     "The child should live in an environment of beauty"
                                                        - Dr Maria Montessori