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What Outcomes Can We Look For If We Give Our Child a Montessori Education?

This article is from guest author and Montessori enthusiast Michelle Patterson. The Montessori Education is a method of learning created by Dr. Maria Montessori over one hundred years ago. The method has proven to be an educational approach that is centered on the child and used scientific observations as the …

Great Homeschool Conventions – A Perfect Christmas Gift for Mom or the Entire Family!

I am pleased to present this post sponsored by Great Homeschool Conventions. Three Conventions Coming Soon I am excited to introduce my readers to Great Homeschool Conventions!  There are three conventions coming in 2014: Greenville in March, Cincinnati in April, and Ontario in June.  Give Mom a wonderful Christmas gift: …

A Simple Introduction to the Montessori Education Method

In preparing to homeschool, we are looking into the various educational methods and philosophies, and have already begun incorporating different ideas into our learning-at-home plans.  The Montessori method is appealing to me because it encourages “following the child.”  I hope to spark a lifelong love of learning in my preschooler, …

Top 10 Reasons to Choose a Montessori Education For Your Child

Montessori Education is a growing method in education for children today. There are many reasons guest author Tess Young believes a Montessori education is the best choice for your child. The method was created to give children the ability to be an individual and learn based on their personality in …

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Montessori-Inspired Educational Toys ~ An Etsy Treasury

‘Montessori-Inspired Educational Toys’ by cottonridge Treasury tool by StylishHome. I’ve been looking into the Montessori education method this week (see yesterday’s post), and remembered that I had run across this term on Etsy.  There are many different sellers offering a wonderful variety of educational tools and toys for children of …

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Featured Teaching Blog: Living Montessori Now

Montessori Method of Education In my research of homeschooling methods and ideologies, I found Living Montessori Now, a blog written by Deb Chitwood in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  Deb has a Montessori certification for teaching children ages 2½-5, and provides an amazing amount of free information on the Maria Montessori’s educational …

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Research: A Charlotte Mason Companion by Karen Andreola

Homeschooling Research I’m just starting to research the various educational philosophies and teaching methods used in homeschooling. We have a few years before we start, but I like to be prepared! At McKay Used Books I found A Charlotte Mason Companion: Personal Reflections on the Gentle Art of Learning (1998) …