Teacher StoriesGet REAL! - S.T.E.A.M.

Education in the 21st century is dependent upon interdisciplinary linkages that highlight relationships between content areas. These thematic connections allow learners to understand learning in ways that are multi-layered. The tethering of knowledge is particularly evident in math, science, technology, and fine arts - STEAM.

The tenants of Montessori provide teachers with the tools to provide children with learning experiences that are meaningful, applied and engaging. Hands-on, experiential learning builds independence, creativity, and in-depth understandings of conceptual relationships across the curriculum.

Botany: Germination

Lana Pas

 
“You can study on cards, but that’s not really the whole process that they get to see.”

Mathematics: Hundred Board

Teresa Noble

 
“There are lots of patterns they begin to see in the works that we do.”

Mathematics: Test Tube Division

Aron Weiss

 
“The unique thing about this material, and all of the Montessori math materials, is that it puts a very abstract concept into a very real concrete demonstration.”

Mathematics: Montessori

Laurie Moreno

 
“ The hands on materials really teach the children, help the children to learn themselves those math concepts.”

Music: Movement

Larry Schanker

 
“It’s ok to groove to the music we’re listening to.”

Music: Tone Bars

Larry Schanker

 
“ We don’t want them to necessarily say that it’s easy. But we want it to feel like it’s within their grasp to have a mastery of music.”

 

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