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Why Cursive is Still Important in Education

By Erin McFarlandIn our highly technical age, handwriting as a whole seems to be an antiquated concept in our education systems. How often do we handwrite things in our daily lives? Moreover, cursive writing seems to be an old-fashioned…

Sewing and Weaving in the Montessori Classroom

By Sheri PapkeWhy do we sew in the Montessori classroom?In the book, Sewing in the Montessori Classroom, a practical life curriculum, Aimee Fagan M.Ed., says, “The hand is the brain's connection to the world around us. As our culture…

Social Studies in Montessori School

By Kristi LarsenCulture is an integral part of the Montessori curriculum. Although it is only one topic within the Social Studies subject matter, it is important because of the diverse group of children we all have in our classrooms. According…