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Banana Muffins, Egg & Dairy Free

Using a stand mixer or electric hand mixer, blend the bananas until smooth. Add oil, milk and vanilla, mixing until combined. Slowly add in the dry ingredients, while mixing the batter. Spoon the batter evenly into 12 greased muffin tins. Bake at 375 for 16-20 minutes. Cool in the muffin tins. Makes 12 muffins. 1-1/2 c flour 3/4 c sugar 1 t baking powder 1 t baking soda 1/2 t salt 1/4 c vegetable oil […]

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Montessori Education Provides Better Outcomes Than Traditional Methods, Study Finds

A study comparing outcomes of children at a public inner-city Montessori school with children who attended traditional schools indicates that Montessori education leads to children with better social and academic skills. The study appears in the September 29, 2006 issue of the journal Science (see article full text; available free through Montessori-Science.org). Montessori education is characterized by multi-age classrooms, a special set of educational materials, student-chosen work in long time blocks, a collaborative environment with student mentors, […]

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Strategies for Successful Learning

Strategies for Successful Learning

According to Gregory Walton and colleagues at Stanford University academic tenacity is not about being smart, but learning smart. While this article just published in Scientific American does not mention the Montessori method, their conclusions about how to learn best are identical with the Montessori philosophy: Academically tenacious students: Feel as though they belong in school, academically and socially. See the relevance of education for achieving their personal future goals. Value effort. Seek challenging tasks that will help them learn […]

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Food preparation for toddlers: Activities to do at home

Food preparation for toddlers: Activities to do at home

As toddlers grow they become more observant and helpful with the activities that parents do every day. These are what Maria Montessori calls Practical Life Activities. One important aspect of practical life is food preparation. Make your kitchen safe and accessible to your toddler. One can have a low drawer for their own utensils that they use, have a special place in the fridge for their food and drink that they can serve themselves. To allow toddlers to help […]

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Video: Three Period Lesson with Sandpaper Letters

Video: Three Period Lesson with Sandpaper Letters
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