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Number Rods

The purpose of this material is to associate the written symbol with the right quantity and to be able to build rods and/or numbers 1-10. Number RodsMaterial: The Number Rods and one set of small wooden cards with printed symbols from ...
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Vocabulary Enrichment Cards

The Vocabulary Enrichment Cards are one of many materials in the language area that focus on spoke language. The Vocabulary Enrichment Cards are one of many materials in the language area that focus on spoke language. The two different types of ...
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The Binomial And Trinomial Cubes

The Cubes are both built up with wooden cubes and rectangular prisms in different colors. The Binominal Cube is made out of pieces that form a cube of (a+b)3. (a+b)3 = a3+3a2b+3ab2+b3. Altogether there are 8 pieces. The Trinomial Cube is ...
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Sound Boxes

These cylinders are used to produce sounds varying in intensity from loud to almost imperceptible sounds. Sound BoxesAn activity consisting of two color-coded boxes each of which has a set of six wooden cylinder shakers. When these cylinders ...
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Groundhog Day

Punxsutawney Phil did NOT see his shadow!!! The children were all eager to discover just what Phil thought about this year's winter. According to Phil Spring is near! We have greatly enjoyed sledding, making snowmen, and climbing the snow mountains ...
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Parent/Child Night

Thank you to all our families who came out to the Parent/Child Open House. This event has always been a special time for the children. They love having the opportunity to show you their classroom and what they have been working on. The classrooms ...
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A Special Visitor is Coming to VFKH

Next week we have the honor of hosting AMI consultant, Dr. Kay Baker. Dr. Baker is the Director of Training for the elementary program at the Washington Montessori Institute at Layola College in Maryland. She holds a diploma in both AMI primary and ...
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Elementary Nights

Our Elementary Nights were a great success! Thank you to all the parents who came out and big thanks to Ms. Fielden for hosting the events. Parents had the opportunity to learn more about the program, put their questions to Ms. Fielden, and explore ...
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Snow and the Classroom

Dear Parents, The children have been very interested in how snow is made. We have been discussing a variety of topics about the weather these days. Speaking of snow, for those students who stay for lunch, recess, afternoon class and after school ...
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I have been asked the question: How do you know where each child is academically? How do you teach to each child successfully?

Over the last seven and a half years, I have been asked the question: How do you know where each child is academically? How do you teach to each child successfully? The elementary curriculum is not broken down year by year, because the Montessori ...
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