In the Beginning

September, 2013 “It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.”    ― Maria Montessori In the beginning of each Montessori school year the children are...

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Deer Creek

With the closure of the Valles Caldera due to the federal government shutdown, we changed our plan and decided to stay very local.  We headed to Deer Creek, just down the road from our school.  We began by looking for more aquatic macroinvertebrates, as the kids...

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Fall Equinox Camping Trip

Our first camping trip was an overnight at Hyde State Park.  We arrived just in time to celebrate the Fall Equinox, each of us giving thanks for something special from our summer and looking forward to the new season.  The children were each responsible for setting up...

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BuRRT: A visit to the Recycling Depot!

We spent our morning at the school mapping our campus and talking about how we envision creating the spaces. It was great to explore all of the spaces available to us. Our adventure for the week took us to the Recycling and Transfer Station (aka BuRRT) for the...

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