“…The gist of a Number Talk is that I pose a problem such as 18 x 5. We work to figure out the answer in our heads and then, without much attention to the answer, we collect all the different ways people found the answer and analyze how their method works.”
Head Teacher & Montessori Guide
Please pardon the sub-par phone pics. The usual giant DSLR can be off-putting for newbies, and we certainly didn’t want to upset these on their first day!
“You’ll probably go home with more questions than answers.”
Thank you so much to the people that helped put all the furniture together, and those that helped us move in! Look at our beautiful new rooms!
A wise teacher has very specific plans the school day after Halloween! Luckily, I consider myself to be a part of this group (or at least I glean ideas well from others!).… Read More
A small group of girls has been interested in dissecting insects and have been working on studying arthropods and other invertebrates. I mentioned that I had some squid they might like to dissect and they concurred!
We have secured a date for our WOLF Camp adventure. We’ll be headed to Tuolumne Trails, March 14-16.
Sue Glassford, our new Upper Elementary Guide in Woodland, is Student Teaching with Patty in Verde (Lower El at BMS) for two weeks, beginning Monday.
It will be an exciting and busy week here at the Bergamo Montessori Pocket Road campus! We received 4442.4 pounds of shelves, tables, chairs, and cubbies for our new Rosso and Blu… Read More