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Category Archives: Ask a Montessorian

Help! A student’s challenging behavior seems unnoticed by her parents.  What should I do?

Dear Ask a Montessorian, I have a student who is showing some difficulty in the classroom.  She seems to have trouble choosing work, I observe her often bothering other students, and doesn’t fall into concentration easily.  Her parents often say that she loves school and concentrates well at home, and seem unwilling to discuss the […]

How to avoid calling children from across the room

Dear Ask a Montessorian, I play several roles at my school, including teacher and administrator.   I have noticed that I am raising the voice in my environment and I am not being able to control it. When I notice that someone is using a material in the wrong way or something similar or disruptive, I […]

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Question:  I have a question related to the classroom management aspect of the toddler classroom (ages 18 months to 3 yrs). This particular class has 21 students and 5 adults. The students are all new to Montessori and are taking time to slowly absorb the activities and become more normalized. Is the number of adults reasonable? […]