Are You Engaged?

2018-03-21T10:56:52+00:00By |Classroom Stories, Early Education, Elementary, Faculty and Staff, Primary, Theory|

Engaged learning? What is it? Are the children and adults still engaged during the last weeks of the school year? Are they still interested? Still committed? Still involved? See what you think.   Interested?  Say, in the shaggy bark on the River Birch?   Committed---to helping us do things ourselves, [...]

Have You Had a Lesson with the Student Teacher?

2017-11-14T22:22:38+00:00By |Classroom Stories, Elementary|

Have you had a lesson with the new Student Teacher yet? She tells good stories and includes you in the lesson, too.   We have a new Student Teacher this week and next. She's from the Montessori Institute of Atlanta and is becoming an AMI Elementary Teacher and Guide. Our first Student Teacher only [...]

Can You Guess—Can You Find—L.C.M.?

2017-11-14T22:22:38+00:00By |Classroom Stories, Early Education, Elementary|

Today were captivated by a new lesson with the pegboard and pegs. It's a hands-on material with many uses. Can you find the Lowest Common Multiple? (also known as "L.C.M.") We can now!   At the beginning of the lesson, our teacher told us that we would be working with multiples. "I'm looking [...]