NAMC montessori teachers first impression first day of schoolIt 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

There’s an old saying “You never get a second chance to make a first impression”. That is certainly the case for Montessori teachers. We know that having a prepared environment is crucial to the success of our Montessori classroom, but what about the preparation of self?

Using core Montessori values as a guide, here are some tips for getting the most out of and enjoying your first day back to school.

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Montessori Classroom Activity Ideas for the First Day of School

I woke up in a panic in the middle of the night. School starts in three weeks! What am I going to do that first week of school? I've be...

Friday, August 15, 2008 Continue Reading this Article

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