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Montessori Mathematics

“Free the child’s potential, and you will transform him into the world.” Maria Montessori Montessori Mathematics Why Do We Need Mathematics Anyway? The fifth and final Great Lesson devised by Montessori, also called the Story of the History of Mathematics, asks this question of the children, and begins to offer […]

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Research & Articles

The children in our schools are free, but that does not mean there is no organization. Organization, in fact is necessary … if the children are to be free to work. Maria Montessori Research & Articles Preparing Children Today for the World of Tomorrow Try to imagine what the world […]

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Enrichment

“Free the child’s potential, and you will transform him into the world.” Maria Montessori Enrichment Single subject lessons play an important role in the all round development of students at IMS. Building on their experiences in the Elementary classroom environment, students are provided opportunities to explore and investigate different themes […]

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Language: English & Chinese

“Free the child’s potential, and you will transform him into the world.” Maria Montessori Language: English & Chinese Montessori Language Arts: The Story of Communication in Signs and Introduction to Writing The Fourth Great Story, the Story of Communication in Signs, helps to answer the question of why human beings would want to […]

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Mathematics

“Free the child’s potential, and you will transform him into the world.” Maria Montessori Mathematics Mathematics is part of the child’s world. It is not just about counting or mastering the tricks of addition or multiplication. Mathematics is about ideas. https://youtu.be/ti5WDs8ae_M These ideas have been developed over time to help […]

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Practical Life

“Free the child’s potential, and you will transform him into the world.” Maria Montessori Practical Life https://youtu.be/5C4kBX0FaAs The Practical Life activities are crucial to the development of the child in the Casa dei Bambini classroom. As the very first area explored in the classroom, the child is immediately invited to […]

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Sensorial

“Free the child’s potential, and you will transform him into the world.” Maria Montessori Sensorial The Sensorial shelves, unlike Practical Life, house materials which the child has never seen before and which are designed to entice and excite the child’s desire for sensorial input. The child has experienced long and […]

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History & Geography

“Free the child’s potential, and you will transform him into the world.” Maria Montessori History & Geography Montessori History The Story of the Coming of Humans is the Third Great Lesson and it reveals the extent of time humans have been alive and using their three unique gifts before they […]

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Chemistry, Biology & Physics

“Free the child’s potential, and you will transform him into the world.” Maria Montessori Chemistry, Biology & Physics Learning in Context During the Elementary years, ages 6 to 12, the child has an intense need to understand their place in the universe. In order to help them satisfy this curiosity […]

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