Jordan has grown leaps and bounds since he began Montessori preschool/kindergarten in September, and it is interesting to reflect back on his journey. Once Jordan had mastered the Number Rods and could correctly pair each rod together with the corresponding numeral, I introduced him to the Spindle Boxes. The numbers on the box are fixed, yet the quantity is free moving, which definitely provides a greater challenge.

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The Montessori Number Rods: Helping Preschool Students Visualize and Connect Mathematical Concepts

When Jordan first began preschool, he was able to recognize numbers 1 through 5, but had not yet grasped the quantity associated with each...

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A Guide to Montessori Preschool Math: Materials and Curriculum Explained

Recently I have had several requests to provide a brief overview of the Montessori Math curriculum. I have done my best to simplify the cur...

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