Geography paper maps, independent creative writing inspired by a variety of writing lessons, follow-up work on lessons about the Composition of the Earth and the second Timeline of Humans, Zoology work on Parts of a Bee, and Racks and Tubes are just some examples of the children’s work choices.
Head Teacher & Montessori Guide
A Montessori work cycle is an uninterrupted block of time. During this time children are able to explore the prepared environment and engage with materials of their own choosing. The time is meant to give them opportunities to enjoy the work they love, while also cultivating basic life skills.
Pocket campus parent Joanna Hedrick is creating quite a joyful stir on social media with her spontaneous raked-leaf patterns at the Sacramento State campus.
“…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.”
A Lower Elementary classroom is different from a Primary classroom in several ways.
The Eucalyptus Room celebrated Dia de los Muertos this week. We created an altar that was decorated with drawings, mementos, and symbols of the celebration. We learned about the symbolism associated with… Read More
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.
Wendy Tye (Upper Elementary Guide) and Matt Hillis (Executive Director) serve as Bergamo Montessori’s representation on the world stage as AMI Bold Goal gathers this weekend in Seattle.