Punishment & Rewards

Punishment & Rewards

Encouraging contribution and collaboration rather than punishment and rewards Jane Nelsen says: “Punishment and rewards are not the way to enforce limits. (I recommend the book Punished by Rewards by Alfie Kohn.) This book is filled with research (usually buried...
The trinomial Cube

The trinomial Cube

It consists of wooden blocks that can be assembled to form a cube, illustrating the algebraic formula (a+b+c)3. This material helps develop a child’s spatial awareness problem-solving skills, and prepares them for abstract mathematical concepts later on. The...
How Is Math Taught in Montessori?

How Is Math Taught in Montessori?

The Montessori math materials are perhaps some of the most inviting and beautiful works in a Montessori classroom. We all gravitate to the math shelves when we come into the classroom. The children want to touch and learn how to use the materials. “Show me...