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We Need Montessori
Curated news and updates on Montessori teaching, research, pedagogy, child psychology and social applications.
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Montessori Christmas Activities - Racheous

Montessori Christmas Activities - Racheous | We Need Montessori | Scoop.it
It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas! So it’s time for some Montessori Christmas Activities: The first of our Montessori Christmas activities is this pom pom size sort. This is easy for Cameron now but he still enjoys it.
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Simple Excavation Sensory Tubs

Simple Excavation Sensory Tubs | We Need Montessori | Scoop.it

Sometimes parents worry that sensory tubs will be difficult to prepare ... especially ones with an obvious educational theme.

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Sensory tubs are ideal for a unit study or they can be used on their own as a fund learning activity.

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Using QR Codes to Enhance Learning

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One school in Iowa uses QR codes to make learning more interactive for students.
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Can QR codes help the learning process? At least one school thinks so.

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7 Ways Teachers Use Social Media in the Classroom

7 Ways Teachers Use Social Media in the Classroom | We Need Montessori | Scoop.it
How are teachers infusing social media into their everyday lessons? Here are some examples and ideas for how to best engage students.
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Does social media have a role in Montessori methodology? Yes, because social media can offer ways for students to collaborate and socialize in a way that is totally consistent with the Montessori philosophy.

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Why Kids Need to Tinker to Learn

Why Kids Need to Tinker to Learn | We Need Montessori | Scoop.it

Allowing kids to deeply engage with a project they are passionate about also helps produce more positive memories of school, Stager said.


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"When students engage in quality projects, they develop knowledge, skills, and dispositions that serve them in the moment and in the long term."

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Connected Learning Infographic | Connected Learning

Connected Learning Infographic | Connected Learning | We Need Montessori | Scoop.it

Via Gordon Dahlby
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Montessori practitioners will want to explore ways to incorporate this model into their pedagogy.

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