Is Montessori just for little kids? A close look at Montessori elementary

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50-year-veteran teacher Debby Thompson shares her insights into Montessori elementary.

Topics range from academics and “Cosmic education” to independence and rules in the Montessori elementary classroom, with many challenging questions answered along the way:

-What is the difference between Montessori preschool / kindergarten and Montessori elementary?

-How do Montessori elementary teachers get children to do work?

-What happens in Montessori elementary if/when a child is bored?

-What happens with children who didn’t have Montessori in preschool and kindergarten?

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