Category: Miscellaneous

Stepping Stones

Stepping Stones: 26 white naugahyde (soft plastic) rectangles, 5” x 6”, with lower case red and blue letters painted on them in exact lettering as the sandpaper letters. At Circle: Put out about 6 letters in a row from the center of the “ellipse”… Continue Reading “Stepping Stones”

Montessori Language of Respect Seminar Available

 Who:  Sharlet J. McClurkin: Director of Montessori Plus School and Teacher Preparation of WA for thirty-six years. MACTE commissioner for three years. International trainer in China, Taiwan, Korea, the Philippines and Sri Lanka; Current director and trainer for over seventy teachers-in-training in Kent, WA.… Continue Reading “Montessori Language of Respect Seminar Available”

About Alessandro Montessori

About Alessandro Montessori by Donald McClurkin I am Alessandro Montessori, the proud father of Maria Montessori. Born in Fararra, Italy in 18323, I lived a reserved, disciplined, patriotic life as an Italian soldier and, later, as an accountant in a salt and tobacco factory… Continue Reading “About Alessandro Montessori”

Montessori 101

What is Montessori Education? Montessori education is a natural way of learning for young children. Through the five senses, the child in his first six years absorbs his environment like a sponge. He teaches himself his native tongue (and often other languages), forms his… Continue Reading “Montessori 101”


Thank you for visiting our blog for Montessori Plus School (MPS) and Montessori Teacher Preparation of WA (MTP)! We would like our blog to be a tool for readers to find interesting children’s anecdotes, quotes, teachers’ successes, articles, and overviews of Montessori and early childhood education today,… Continue Reading “Welcome!”