Category Archive • Montessori Theory

Montessori: An Education for Life

Montessori: An Education for Life

                Wednesday, March 15th, several Three Tree Montessori staff and parents had the pleasure of attending a talk by Dr. Steven Hughes, board certified pediatric neuropsychologist and vocal supporter of Montessori education. (Special shout-out to Pacific Crest School for opening up this parent ed talk to the Montessori community at large.) Human beings learn and develop through ...

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Peeling Back the Layers: the Montessori Presentation

Peeling Back the Layers: the Montessori Presentation

When we bring something new into the child’s mind, we must dedicate exclusively to the child the few minutes needed to offer him these items in knowledge. No matter what happens around us, no matter what calls us, only one task must exist for the teacher at that moment, the imparting of the lesson to ...

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Mise en Place

Mise en Place

For anyone who has worked in a bustling commercial kitchen (or who enjoys watching the myriad cooking shows on TV), preparation and organization are key to maintaining order and preventing chaos. The French term mise en place (“put in place”) means all ingredients and tools are gathered and arranged before cooking takes place, thus paving ...

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