Grace and Courtesy Lessons

Origin: Unknown, Edited by Sharlet McClurkin HOW TO SPEAK TO SOMEONE WHO IS BUSY “GAME” Materials:  Two teachers and a child Presentation: The demonstrator approaches the teacher and child, who are engaged in conversation or reading a book (not a lesson). The demonstrator stops at a respectful distance away from the other two people. TheContinue reading “Grace and Courtesy Lessons”

Art Appreciation in a Montessori Classroom

I.  Classroom Environment      A. Art of three types (portrait, still-life, landscape should be on the classroom walls.      B. Various styles of art should also be on the wall:  (impressionists, realists, abstracts, etc.)      C. A few small art cards should be in picture holders and should be placed around the room onContinue reading “Art Appreciation in a Montessori Classroom”